Moscow Vice Mayor Maksim Liksutov’s income grows 32 times in a year
Moscow Vice Mayor for Transport Maksim Liksutov ended up being the wealthiest 2017 Moscow government official.
Liksutov made almost 219.67 million rubles ($3.5 million) in 2017, while his 2016 income amounted to 6.8 million rubles ($110,600), according to Liksutov’s tax returns.
Liksutov owns five vehicles (Lexus LX, Mercedes-Benz, Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle, Ducati XDiavel S, Honda Gold Wing GL 1800 Motor Trike), according to Liksutov’s tax returns.
Liksutov owns three land lots (total of 4,200 m2), a 2,100-m2 house, and two non-residential facilities (a total of 400 m2).
The Moscow Department for Transport Infrastructure Development has already released an explanation. Liksutov made the money off of selling an apartment and a car, as TASS quoted the department.
Foreign Economic & International Relations Department head Sergey Cheremin became the second wealthiest 2017 Moscow Official with 76.7 million rubles ($1.2 million). He had made 94.9 million rubles ($1.5 million) in 2016.
Other Moscow officials made similar amounts of money. Vice Mayor for Utilities Petr Biryukov made about 6.5 million rubles ($105,000) in 2017 and 6.9 million rubles ($112,000) in 2016. Vice Mayor for Regional Security Aleksandr Gorbenko made 7.2 million rubles ($117,000) in 2017 and just above 6 million rubles ($97,000) in 2016.
Vice Mayor for Construction Marat Khusnullin made 6.5 million rubles ($107,500) in 2017 and 6.4 million rubles ($104,100) in 2016. His wife made more than 4.3 million rubles ($70,000) in 2017 and 4.8 million rubles ($78,100) in 2016. Vice Mayor for Social Development Leonid Pechatnikov made just above 6.8 million rubles ($110,700) in 2017 and 6.9 million rubles ($112,300) in 2016.
Head of the Healthcare Department Aleksey Khripun made the least money in 2017, namely 5.2 million rubles ($84,600). He owns a Volkswagen Touareg, a Polaris Sportsman, three land lots (a total of 4,100 m2), and a 48.4-m2 house.
Moscow government officials’ 2017 tax returns were made public last Friday (published on the Moscow City Hall official website). Sergey Sobyanin’s tax returns are yet to be published.
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