Baturina tops list of richest women in Russia

Baturina tops list of richest women in Russia

The list of the richest women in Russia according to Forbes magazine, was headed by the wife of the former mayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov Elena Baturina. The rating is published on the newspaper’s website.

For the year as Baturina decreased by $ 100 million — to a billion dollars. Baturina is engaged in development of hotel business in several European countries.

According to Forbes, for many years she is trying to sue the Russian government to 33.6 billion rubles compensation for confiscated her land in the North-West of Moscow, but in February 2017 lost the appeal.

Second place in the ranking of richest women is Elena Rybolovlev, who after the divorce of Dmitry Rybolovlev as the result of the settlement agreement has received about 600 million dollars and two houses in Switzerland. Dispute between spouses over the division of property upon divorce lasted seven years and ended only in the fall of 2015.

In the third place the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the group S7 (Siberia airlines and Globus), Natalia Fileva. Her condition is $ 600 million.

In total the rating includes 25 women with a total volume of state at 7.3 billion dollars, which is 25 percent more than last year, the newspaper notes.

August 28, Forbes Woman presented the rating of Russian wives of civil servants who declared the highest income at the end of 2016.