Forbes magazine presented the annual list of the 100 wealthiest Russian civil servants and deputies. The rating was published on the publication’s website on Tuesday, July 9.
It is noted that the ranking criterion was the total family income declared by officials and parliamentarians, as well as their spouses and minor children.
Pavel Antov, deputy of the legislative assembly of the Vladimir region, the founder of the Vladimir Standard group of companies, took the first place. In 2018, his income amounted to about 9.97 billion rubles.
In second place is Konstantin Strukov, Vice Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk Region and co-owner of Yuzhuralzoloto, whose fortune is estimated at $1.9 billion. Last year, he declared an income of 4.46 billion rubles.
The third position in the rating was taken by the deputy of the Belgorod Regional Duma Sergey Gusev, the owner of the local confectionery factory “Slavyanka”. Last year, the parliamentarian’s family earned 2.84 billion rubles.
The top five also included a member of the Federation Council and co-owner of the largest fishing enterprises of Kamchatka “Okeanrybflot” Valery Ponomarev with an income of 2.37 billion rubles and a State Duma deputy, founder of ABI Group Grigory Anikeev, who earned 2.36 billion rubles last year.
The State Duma deputy Gleb Khor closes the rating with an income for 2018 of 153.3 million rubles.
In May, Forbes magazine recognized Yusuf Alekperov, the son of Lukoil President Vagit Alekperov, as the richest heir in Russia.