Former Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov commented on the rating of the richest women in Russia according to Forbes magazine. On the first line of the list was his wife, president of Inteco Management Elena Baturina.
“I think it’s all complete nonsense. They don’t have real data,” the former mayor told Nation News.
He noted that there was and is nothing similar in reality, so his wife is of little interest in such ratings. Luzhkov believes that if such a list is compiled based on real data, it will be completely different.
Earlier, on October 25, Forbes magazine published a ranking of the richest women in Russia. The leader, as well as a year earlier, was Elena Baturina. According to the rating, the fortune of the richest woman in the country is estimated at $1.2 billion, compared to last year, she managed to increase her capital by $200 million.
The second place went to the CEO of the Wildberries online store Tatyana Bakalchuk. Its capital is $600 million, which is $180 million more than a year earlier.
Closes the top three leaders Elena Rybolovleva, who also turned out to be the owner of $ 600 million. She is the ex-wife of Dmitry Rybolovlev, the owner and president of the Monaco football club.
This is followed by co-owner and chairman of the board of directors of S7 Group Natalia Fileva ($600 million), member of the board of directors of Progress Capital Olga Belyavtseva ($500 million), wife of the founder of Cherkizovo Group Lidia Mikhailova ($500 million) and others.
In the spring, Forbes published a ranking of the richest people in the world. Among the Russians, the most wealthy was the main owner of NLMK Vladimir Lisin, who took 57th place in the rating. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet with a net worth of $112 billion.