|Tuesday, April 10|
) - Russian businessmen lost nearly $ 15 billion in a day after the United States imposed new sanctions on Russia last week , according to estimates by the Bloombergeconomic agency .
The Bloomberg index of billionaires, which measures the wealth of the world's 500 richest people, showed that the wealth of all 25 Russian businessmen on the index suffered losses on Monday, with one exception.
Bloomberg reported that billionaire Vladimir Potanin made the list of Russian losers, losing $ 2.28 billion, followed by Victor Vickselberg, the main owner of the Renova group of companies, who lost $ 1.28 billion, and then Alek Alekperov, president of Russian oil company Lukoil. , With a loss of $ 1.37 billion.
This came after the Treasury Department announced Friday, adding 24 people and 14 companies and institutions to the list of sanctions against Russia.
For its part, the Russian government intends to provide support to Russian companies affected by US sanctions, where the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed the government to develop support procedures for these companies.