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Putin Ally Arkady Rotenberg Received Most State Orders in 2015

Russian businessman and judo partner of President Vladimir Putin, Arkady Rotenberg, binds initial place in this year’s ranking of “the kings of state orders,” published by a Russian book of Forbes repository Thursday.

Rotenberg has featured in a ranking each year given it was initial published 5 years ago. Last year his construction association StroiGazMontazh perceived state orders value 555 billion rubles ($7.3 billion), according to Forbes.

Rotenberg is followed on a ranking by billionaire Leonid Mikhelson — a categorical owners of Russia’s second-largest gas writer Novatek. Forbes estimated a value of state orders perceived by Mikhelson’s association final year during 344.3 billion rubles ($4.5 billion).

The owners of Volga Group, Gennady Timchenko, was ranked third, receiving orders from a state value 161 billion rubles ($2.1 billion) final year.

Fourth place was assigned by a vital shareholder of a petrochemical association Sibur — Kirill Shamalov. Shamalov — Putin’s-son-in law, according to some media reports — creates his initial coming in a ranking. Forbes estimates a value of state orders perceived by his association during 149 billion rubles ($1.9 billion).

Other businessmen that done it to a ranking’s tip spots are Arkady Rotenberg’s son Igor, whose resources embody drilling association Gazprom Bureniye and energy era association TEK Mosenergo; Dmitry Pumpyansky, owners of pipemaker TMK; Aras Agalarov, a boss of Crocus Group; Alexei Mordashov, principal shareholder of steel manufacturer Severstal and owners of energy engineering holding Silovye Mashiny; Ivan Shabalov, owners of siren writer TIT and Alexander Lavlentsev, owners of construction association ARKS.

In total, these companies perceived state orders value some-more than 1 trillion rubles ($13 billion) final year, Forbes reported.

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