The wife of the ex-mayor of the capital Yuri Luzhkov, Elena Baturina, was named the richest woman in Russia according to Forbes magazine. The publication published the top 25 richest Russian women in 2017.
It is noted that the annual income of Luzhkov’s wife amounted to $ 1 billion, according to the Zvezda TV channel. In April 2017, Baturina became the only dollar billionaire in Russia, according to Forbes. According to the publication, her fortune has decreased by $100 million since 2016. Baturina is also President of Inteco Management. She is engaged in the development of the hotel business in European countries. In addition, for many years she has been trying to sue the Russian government for 33.6 billion rubles in compensation for the seizure of land in the north-west of Moscow from her, but in February 2017 she lost the appeal.
The second line of the rating was occupied by the ex-wife of the famous businessman Dmitry Rybolovlev, Elena Rybolovleva, a private investor with a capital of $600 million. According to Dni.Ru, her annual income has remained unchanged for the second year in a row. The third line went to Natalia Fileva, the chairman of the board of directors of the S7 Group of Companies with a fortune of $600 million. In 2016, her fortune was $190 million. Olga Belyavtseva, a manufacturer of baby food and mineral water, OAO Progress ” with an annual income of $ 450 million. The CEO of the Wildberries online store Tatyana Bakalchuk closes the top five with an annual income of $ 420 million. Last year, her income amounted to $ 500 million.