Alexey Mordashov has topped the list of Russia’s richest men according to Forbes

MOSCOW, July 31. /TASS/. The owner “Severstal” Alexey Mordashov walked Leonid Mikhelson in the rating of Russia’s richest men according to Forbes magazine. Its condition the magazine has estimated at $16.8 billion, while the state Michelson – only $16.2 billion.

“Take off Mordashov helped not only the growth in the value of its assets as a significant reduction in the assessment of the state of Michelson due to the fall of the shares of “NOVATEK”, – stated in the publication.

According to Forbes, since the last update the rating value of the assets Mordashov increased by $63 million.

The basic owner NLMK Vladimir Lisin, still occupies third place ranking. Fortune has not changed, Forbes estimates it at us $16,1 billion, While Forbes did not rule out that the owner of the Novolipetsk plant may soon move to second place if the state of Michelson will continue to decline.