The richest member of the government in 2015 was the Minister for open government Mikhail Abyzov, his income amounted to 455,6 million rubles While it had increased almost twice (the year before the Minister earned about 222 million rubles).
Abyzov was appointed Minister in may 2012, having passed to civil service from business. In particular, he owned shares in the energy company IES-holding. In the latest Forbes rating of “200 richest businessmen of Russia” for the year 2016 Abyzov occupies the 133rd spot with the assessment of the $600 million.
“All assets transferred to the trust management in accordance with the requirement of the Russian legislation. Therefore, the income derived out of profits from the sale of securities, obligations and property, as well as the profits from asset management,” reported the comment of the Minister of his representative. According to her, the size of tax payments to the Russian budget received revenue Minister amounted to more than 50 million rubles, his entire salary is transferred to charity funds.
In second place — the presidential envoy in the far East Yuri Trutnev with an income of 153,8 million rbl. Its earnings fell in 2014, they accounted 179,6 mln In third place was the Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov with the income of 144.7 million rubles (previous year — 113,5 million rbl.).
The five richest members of the government completing the first Vice-Premier Igor Shuvalov with income 97,2 million rbl. and Vice-Premier Alexander Khloponin with the income of 60.7 million (his income fell sharply compared with 2014, when Khloponin earned 280,6 mln.). Shuvalov’s income was higher than in 2014 (from 9.23 million RUB.), but significantly less than in 2013, when the sum of his earnings amounted to $ 240,9 million rubles a year ago, a representative of Shuvalov noted that the officer transferred all its assets to Russia.
Last year, the Troika of the richest members of the government looked like this: Khloponin, Trutnev and the Minister.