Contents tagged with Potanin

  • One more Russian billionaire asks Putin for bailout

    Not long after Vladimir Potanin asked for budget assistance to help fund Nornickel’s ecological projects, another Russian billionaire has approached Russian President Vladimir Putin to solicit a government bailout, reports.

    Leonid Mikhelson, co-owner of Novatek and the third richest person in Russia with an estimated $18 billion according to Forbes, claims to be in need of 900 million rubles to speed up the construction and activation of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) transshipment …

  • Media: sanctions force Russian oligarchs to sell their yachts

    Russian billionaire oligarchs Alexander Mamut and Vasily Anisimov, the 42nd and 68th richest Russian citizens according to Forbes are hurrying to sell their yachts, reported Russian news agency Primechaniya.

    Mamut sold his elite yacht Kibo for 129 million dollars. The new owner whose name is unknown rechristened the yacht Grace. It is now sailing in the Gibraltar. The vessel was originally built in a German shipyard in 2014. Among its luxurious furnishings is a table covered with leather made …