Forbes revealed estates of Russian billionaires, including those kings used to own
The majority of the most prominent and eminent estates of Russian oligarchs are in France.
Forbes magazine has made another list of billionaires. This time it concerns the most expensive foreign villas and estates of Russian oligarchs.
Of note, the majority of real estate objects of Russian wealthy people are registered with their closest relatives.
For instance, experienced journalists managed to find out that Oleg Tinkov, the owner of Tinkoff Bank, has two guest houses in Courchevel and Val-Thorens.
Roman Abramovich owns estates in the southern part of France. Château de la Croë, the former owner of which was British king Edward VII, particularly stands out.
The President of the Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company, Iskander Makhmudov, owns Chateau des Pins, which is also a historically valuable artifact, and the Head of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Company, Viktor Rashnikov, has three French villas.