Sanctions and falling ruble are not the first year because of these factors the Russian Forbes list members are getting poorer.
The structure of the oligarch Andrei Melnichenko simultaneously leads an active absorption of competitors and patches his own financial holes.
Forbes presented the rating of the heirs of the richest businessmen of Russia for the third time. The first place was taken by Yusuf Alekperov, the second place was occupied by the children of Leonid Mikhelson, "bronze" - in the son and daughter of Andrei Melnichenko.
Eurochem will not be able to supply Ukrainian agrarians with mineral fertilizers because of the embargo.
Since 2012, the state of the oligarchs in Russia has grown by $ 29.5 billion.
Only Jeff Bezos achieved the best result in a year.
The list of richest people in Russia, according to Forbes magazine, was replaced by the leader. He became the owner of a controlling stake in the Novolipetsk Metallurgical Combine (NLMK) Vladimir Lisin. His state of the publication was estimated at 19.1 billion dollars.
Its SUEK has not been supplying coal for several months through the North Korean port of Rajin, which was reconstructed at the expense of the Russian budget. The reason: American sanctions against the DPRK, which, by the way, Moscow supported.
As SUEK Andrei Melnichenko and Mechel Igor Zyuzin share the premium coal market in South-East Asia.
In the "Kremlin report" of the US Treasury, there are more than 200 people: officials, heads of state companies and billionaires.
The owner of Eurochem Andrey Melnichenko may find it unnecessary for his Western "partners".
The Russian billionaire will soon enter the elite club of Russian businessmen with yachts over 100 meters long.
After the deal, Russia will have a new largest consumer of coal.
Russian billionaires have grown rich by 22 billion dollars since the beginning of the year.
Kiev banned the supplies of fertilizers from the companies of oligarch Andrey Melnichenko to Ukraine.
Government's pride that Russia produces, as a typical third-world country, more coal, and carries it in ever larger quantities for ever greater distances, looks rather strange in modern conditions.
How Roman Abramovich, Alisher Usmanov and other Russian billionaires buy and sell luxury yachts.
No buyers are willing to buy a strange vessel of the scandalous oligarch.
List of most wealthy Russians for the second consecutive year is headed by the co-owner of "Novatek" and "Sibur" Leonid Michelson.
The lawyers of Nobiskrug shipyard have filed a lawsuit against the customer of the yacht for breach of contract.
German shipyard Nobiskrug today finished the contruction of the Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko's yeach under Philippe Starck's project. No one in the world has ever built such large sailboats.
"Living on a boat": Andrey Melnichenko extradited his subordinates to Cyprus.
As it became known to Forbes, Andrey Melnichenko's company filed a lawsuit against its former managers for illegal commissions from the contractors. EuroChem estimated the damage at nearly $40 million.
Coal magnate and member of the Forbes list Alexander Shchukin decided to do family business in London. How did the businessman become the victim of a rogue?