Entrepreneur Elena Baturina is recognized as the richest woman in Russia according to Forbes magazine. Now the fortune of the wife of the former mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov, is estimated at $ 1.2 billion.
Linear translation: Russia moved up three positions in Doing Business
The country ranked 28th in the World Bank ranking
The publication recalls that Baturina is the founder of one of the largest development companies in Moscow (Inteko). The businesswoman has topped the rating for seven years.
Tatyana Bakalchuk, the founder of the largest Russian online store Wildberries, was in second place on the list.
The list of the 25 richest women in Russia is closed by tennis player Maria Sharapova, whose fortune is estimated at $180 million.
The total fortune of the rating participants in 2019 increased to a record amount of $9.9 billion, Gazeta.ru notes.
Forbes journalists noted that the assessment of the condition of the rating participants was based on the value of their assets: company shares, real estate, and others.
Earlier in October, Forbes ranked the best employers in the world. The list includes seven Russian companies, including Norilsk Nickel and Rosneft.