Russian oligarchs Usmanov and Abramovich make it onto UK’s Rich List again
Usmanov has slipped to eighth place, while Abramovich has kept his thirteenth.
According to The Sunday Times’ annual rating, the Russian billionaires Alisher Usmanov and Roman Abramovich are among the richest tax residents of the UK.
Jim Ratcliffe, the founder of the petrochemical company Ineos is the UK's richest person now with a fortune of 21.05 billion pounds.
The Indian businessmen Sri and Gopi Hinduja got the second place in the ranking with 20.64 billion pounds, while Len Blavatnik, a USSR-born American entrepreneur worth 15.26 billion pounds took the third place.
Alisher Usmanov comes eighth with a wealth of 10.56 billion pounds, which is 1.23 billion pounds less than he had last year (when Usmanov was the fifth richest person). He had been in the fourth place in 2016 when he had 7.58 billion pounds.
The Sunday Times included another Russian oligarch, Roman Abramovich, who reclaimed his thirteenth place with 9.33 billion pounds, increasing his fortune by 1.28 billion pounds, however, in comparison with 2017.
Major general Igor Vasiliev, Head of the Engineering Support Service of the Federal Protection Service (FPS), and lieutenant general Ulitin subordinate to him are currently in the middle of a scandal. However, it is unlikely that they lose their posts. Reportedly, the two generals are just the tip of the huge corruption iceberg in the law enforcement structures. This is not the first embezzlement episode in their careers.