Patriots of Russia

Alexey Yurievich Khotin (born on May 21, 1974) is a Russian businessman of Belorussian origin, considered one of the richest men in Russia: Forbes magazine lists him to be the 95th in its Russian Top-100 rating as of 2016.

Since 1996, Khotin was involved in several industrial activities: military equipment, chemical feedstock, FMCG and food. Within these activities, he is reported to create about 30 enterprises with more than 8000 work places.

From 2001 to 2003 he served as Vice President of Moscow Association of Organizations of Chemical Complex.

In 2011 he was reported to acquire major stock in Exillon Energy oil company which operates in Northern Russian regions and is listed at London Stock Exchange. He also controls an oil company called Dulisma, holds stakes in Kuwait Energy and other hydrocarbon mining companies. Oil production of Khotin's companies as of 2016 amounts at near 2.5 million tons per year.

He is also reported to hold nowadays more than a half of Jugra Bank through Swiss/Cyprus company Radamant Financial Jugra Bank is named after Russian northern Yugra region where big amounts of oil and gas are mined. As of 2016 the bank is considered to be the 30th largest in Russia.

Vedomosti newspaper emphasizes that Khotin family has ties with many of the top Russian officials, and these ties are likely to positively influence on their businesses. The newspaper also say the family members generally refuse to talk to mass media.

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