Forbes Magazine has put 17 Russians on the list of 476 billionaires of the world.
According to Forbes, YUKOS CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky with a $8-bln fortune is at the 26th position in the rich league.
Chukotka's Governnor and Businessman Roman Abramovich with a $5.7-bln fortune ranks 49th on the list. They are followed by Mikhail Fridman /$4.3-bln/, Viktor Vekselberg /$2.5-bln/, Vladimir Potanin /$1.78-bln/, Mikhail Prokhorov /$1.6-bln/, Oleg Deripaska /$1.5-bln/, Vladimir Yevtushenkov /$1.5-bln/, Vagit Alekperov /$1.3-bln/ and others, Forbes said.
The magazine put Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates as the world richest man. He has a fortune of $40.7-bln, that is $10-bln less than last year.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations