OREANDA-NEWSForbes magazine presented the annual ranking of Russia's richest women. The top 25 was led by Elena Baturina, president of Inteco Management and the wife of former Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov. Her fortune, like last year, Forbes estimated at $ 1.2 billion.

Baturina owns a 75% stake in the German company Hightex, which produces membrane structures for sports facilities. She also acts as an investor in development funds with projects in Europe and the USA. The second place in the rating was retained by Tatyana Bakalchuk, general director of the Wildberries online clothing store. Her fortune was $ 1 billion, an increase from $ 600 million last year. The turnover of the company businesswoman in 2018 amounted to almost 119 billion rubles.

On the third line with a fortune of $ 600 million was Tatyana Kovalchuk. Together with her husband, Yuri Kovalchuk, she owns 49.9% of the Big House 9 company, which indirectly controls 32.3% of the SOGAZ group. Spouses also participate in the non-profit partnership “Support for Entrepreneurial Initiatives”, which owns 2.4% of the capital of the Bank “Russia”.