Three Georgian in the list of richest post soviet people
By Messenger Staff
Wednesday, May 11Information portal RBK published the list of 100 richest individuals from the post Soviet Union space. In the list were two Georgian citizens and one person of Georgian origin. These are: Bidzina Ivanishvili, Gia Jokhtaberidze and Alexander Japaridze. Bidzina Ivanishvili is listed in 38th and according to the 2010 data his assets are worth more than USD 4 bln. Alexander Japaridze, with capital of just beyond USD 2 bln holds 62nd place. He was born in Dagestan and is involved in the oil business. The founder of Magticom and son in law of ex president Shevardnadze Gia Jokhtaberidze sits in 99th with assets of just above USD 1 bln. Most of the people in the list are Russian citizens lead by Vladimir Lisin with USD 23 bln.