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Wife of Moscow’s Former Mayor Retains Richest Russian Woman Title

The mother of former Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov, and Russia’s usually womanlike billionaire, Yelena Baturina surfaced an annual list of a country’s 50 richest women for a third year in a row, a Russian book of Forbes Woman reported Thursday.

The repository estimated a happening of Baturina during $1 billion, unvaried from final year though $1.9 billion reduction than in 2010 when her father was still mayor.

Baturina, 52, is boss of a construction association Inteco Management. Following a abdication of Luzhkov, that Baturina has blamed on then-president Dmitry Medvedev, she sole her association and together with her father changed abroad, where she embarked on a series of growth projects.

In an talk with Forbes published Thursday, Baturina described her dispute with Svetlana Medvedeva, a mother of Medvedev. “I always attempted to equivocate Medvedeva,” she told Forbes, revelation that their disagreements could have played a purpose in her husband’s dismissal.

The sum resources of a 50 wealthiest Russian women is scarcely $7 billion, according to Forbes.

But this pales in comparison to Russian men: Forbes estimates a richest male in Russia, metals lord Vladimir Potanin, to be value $15.4 billion.

The second richest lady in Russia is Natalya Lutsenko with $550 million, according to Forbes. The source of her resources is Russia’s cultivation association Sodruzhestvo, that she founded and controls with her husband, Alexander Lutsenko.

The integrate set adult a association in 1994 and it has given grown to turn Russia’s largest unfeeling oils producer. In 2012, Japanese merchant Mitsui Co. bought a 10 percent interest in Sodruzhestvo, estimating a association to be value a sum of $2.2 billion.

Guzeliya Safina, emissary executive of appetite holding TAIF in Russia’s commonwealth of Tatarstan,  was ranked third on a Forbes ranking. Forbes estimated her resources during $430 million.

The 3 richest Russian women were followed on a list by Olga Belyavtseva, co-owner of a Progress baby food plant, value $400 million, and a executive of a online store Wildberries, Tatyana Bakalchuk, value $375 million.

Last year, Belyavtseva and Bakalchuk assigned a second and third places on a Forbes ranking.

Tennis actor Maria Sharapova was a usually sportswoman to make it onto a Forbes list. Sharapova ranked 8th with an estimated resources of $240 million.

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