Leonid Michelson


The richest people of Russia in the Forbes global ranking 2017


List of most wealthy Russians for the second consecutive year is headed by the co-owner of "Novatek" and "Sibur" Leonid Michelson.

From Kerimov to Potanin: 10 billionaires who received the most cash in 2016


Sale of assets and dividends earned them about $12.4 billion of revenues in 2016. 

New rich: five facts about Leonid Michelson


Co-owner of Novatek and Sibur Leonid Michelson first became the richest Russian according to Forbes magazine.

Useful resources: who helped Leonid Michelson to lead the Forbes list for the first time


Michelson has one important ability: he knows how to pick the right partners in a timely manner. Perhaps the most valuable of them is Vladimir Putin's friend Gennady Timchenko.

Shamalov's chemistry: Forbes estimated the wealth of Putin's alleged son-in-law


According to Forbes, the co-owner of Sibur Kirill Shamalov is a dollar billionaire.

Discounts for Gazprom were provided due to the family ties


As "Izvestiya" found out, the wife of the head of the Federal Tariff Service is a senior economist in the gas concern.