The Chairman of the Board of Directors and the main shareholder of the NLMK Group, Vladimir Lisin, became the richest Russian, according to Forbes Real Time.
It is noted that his fortune is estimated at $ 22.7 billion.
In the world ranking Lisin takes 56th place.
The next Russian on the list is the head and beneficiary of the Norilsk Nickel mining and metallurgical company, Vladimir Potanin, with a fortune of $22.3 billion.
Earlier, Forbes magazine published a rating of the 200 largest private companies in Russia.