What the expansion into Africa brought for Norilsk Nickel and its general director Vladimir Potanin.
In 2011, the holding company bought out almost 5% of shares from Usmanov, Skoch and Anisimov, and then sold them cheaper.
Oil and gas companies so far account for about a third of total dividend payments by Russian companies, but have already reduced them by 15%. The leader in dividends is still MMC Norilsk Nickel with 141 billion rubles.
The fleet of the owner of Anastasia, Nirvana and Barbara can be estimated at about $500 million.