The Italian authorities reported that they had begun blocking the assets of Russian businessmen who fell under EU sanctions. The yacht, owned by Mordashov, stood in the city of Imperia, Timchenko - in San Remo.
Russian billionaires have grown rich by 22 billion dollars since the beginning of the year.
The products of Severstal, MMK and NLMK are more expensive in Russia than in Europe. It did not cause any questions among the Russian authorities, but the Europeans made themselves alert.
Russian metallurgists have grown rich by more than $1 billion in half a day.
The state corporation created a secondary market for disputable equipment.
Novatek shares are falling, reducing the wealth of Leonid Mikhelson with every new day.
Last week in Russia one of the hottest topics was the problem of Siemens turbines, which had been sneaked into the Crimea quietly. The second most important topic was the search conducted by the FSB in the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation. It is believed that the FSB is trying to put this agency under its control.
Siemens will not limit its cooperation with Russia.
Roman Filippov, General Director of Power Machines, was detained in St. Petersburg by officers of the Federal Security Service. The date and circumstances of the detention are not yet specified.
Big business in Russia absolutely lacks even a shade of patriotism.
List of most wealthy Russians for the second consecutive year is headed by the co-owner of "Novatek" and "Sibur" Leonid Michelson.
The government recommended metallurgical holdings to consider iron ore supplies to companies in the Donetsk and Lugansk Republics, as RBC found out. The plants there were left without raw materials after the introduction of Ukrainian blockade of railway communication with the self-proclaimed republics.
Sale of assets and dividends earned them about $12.4 billion of revenues in 2016.
The long wave of investment has not been replaced by a sustainable payback wave.
Severstal of Alexey Mordashov expects possible tax claims in the amount of about $400 million.
Polymetal and Baker Steel Resources Trust Limited signed an agreement to buy 10% stake in Polar Silver Resources for $3 million, the companies said.
In Russia, almost half of the operating mines are ultra-hazardous, according to the Ministry of Energy
The combined wealth of 200 richest businessmen of Russia decreased by $73 billion, while the number of billionaires fell to 88 from 111.
Peter Hervey may soon acquire the assets of Sanoma Independent Media publishing house for resale to Gazprom-Media Holding or the National Media Group.
She will head the board of the National Media Group.