Business » Companies
Author`s name Dmitriy Sudakov

Russia's richest man moves to god-forsaken village

Russia's richest man moves to god-forsaken village
Russia's richest man moves to god-forsaken village

Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia’s richest man, the president of Onexim Group, has been officially registered in the Krasnoyarsk region of Russia. He formally became a resident of the settlement of Yeruda, where JSC Polyus Zoloto (Pole Gold, the gold-mining company) is located, Interfax reports.

The press secretary of the regional governor said that Prokhorov would most likely pay his taxes to the treasury of the region as a natural person.

Official spokespeople for Oneksim Group confirmed the registration of their president in the village. The entrepreneur, who previously was registered in Moscow, considers it correct to pay taxes as a natural person in the primary location of the source of his income.

Roman Abramovich became the first businessman in Russia who started to pay taxes in the region of his political and economic interests. When Abramovich was the governor of Chukotka, he considerably improved the financial condition of the regional budget with the help of his own tax payments.

Onexim Group previously confirmed the ownership of about 30 percent of shares of Polyus Gold (the media reported 35 percent).

Mikahil Prokhorov topped the list of Russia’s richest men last year according to Forbes. The magazine evaluated his fortune at $9.5 billion. Other figures on Forbes’s list – oligarchs Oleg Deripaska, Vladimir Potanin, Suleiman Karimov – also have businesses in Russian regions.

“We live in dormitories here basically. There are canteens, gyms and a club here. It is a small oasis in taiga. There is no luxury here whatsoever,” an anonymous resident of Prokhorov’s new place of living said.

In the beginning there was guarded optimism. As the opening of the NFL season approached, more and more people began questioning why, despite a dearth of effective quarterbacks, not a single team had hired Colin Kaepernick, the player who began the "national anthem" protests in 2016.

People of Color:  the NFL doesn't give a damn about you
Comments
People of Color: the NFL doesn't give a damn about you
Riots spark in Ukraine again, but people will not die for idiots this time
North Korea - As Trump Threatens, the Nation Still Struggles with America's Lethal Legacy
Riots spark in Ukraine again, but people will not die for idiots this time
The West fears Russian weapons based on new physical principles
The West fears Russian weapons based on new physical principles
The West fears Russian weapons based on new physical principles
The West fears Russian weapons based on new physical principles
The West fears Russian weapons based on new physical principles
Russian anti-gay MP horrified by Playboy's first-ever transgender cover model
Prehistoric cannibalism triggered human evolution
The West fears Russian weapons based on new physical principles
USA to attack Russia to a high standard during 2018 presidential election
Dolph Lundgren: Russia is lucky to have cool president like Putin
People of Color: the NFL doesn't give a damn about you
People of Color: the NFL doesn't give a damn about you
People of Color: the NFL doesn't give a damn about you
People of Color: the NFL doesn't give a damn about you
People of Color: the NFL doesn't give a damn about you
People of Color: the NFL doesn't give a damn about you
Dolph Lundgren: Russia is lucky to have cool president like Putin