Rus News Journal

The Altay businessman has got to a rating of the largest Russian billionaires

the Owner of a network of grocery supermarkets Maria Ra already the second time is included into the list of the richest people of the country. However, it was in a rating of 2006 on 459 - m a place and then its status made 1,7 billion roubles. In total for one year the businessman has managed to rise more than on 100 positions and has occupied 331 - e a place .

Alexander Fedorovich has appeared more richly, for example, well-known Rema Vyahirev, the former chairman of the board of national property - the companies Gazprom or Anatoly Bykova, the former owner of actions of Krasnoyarsk aluminium factory.

Alexander Rakshin has told to the correspondent , that its company has considerably extended this year: new branches in Tomsk and Kemerovo areas, and also Republic Altai have been opened. We will note, the successful businessman has more recently received a figurine of I degree in a nomination Corporate philanthropy regional competition the Benefactor of year . The firm regularly assists the most different organisations, schools and kindergartens, and also actively supports and develops sports movement in edge. Now the largest Altay retail network includes 98 shops at the house in various cities of Siberia. In 2006 the company turn has made 242 million dollars. In plans for 2007 building of an order of nine trading - the entertaining centres a total area more than 77 thousand in sq. m in several Siberian regions. So it is not excluded that in a following rating of magazine finans the Altay businessman Alexander Rakshin will rise again on some positions. And the individual owner huge business - empires with the laconic name " became the richest Russian this time; the Base element Oleg Deripaska. According to magazine, Deripaska`s status is estimated in 563,5 billion roubles ($21 mlrd). The governor of Chukotka Roman Abramovich, the former partners in business also have entered Into the first five Michael Prochorus and Vladimir Potanin, the largest shareholder of New Lipetsk metallurgical industrial complex Vladimir Lisin. In a rating from 500 businessmen thirteen women. More the complete list of the Russian billionaires read

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The inquiry

Alexander Rakshin was born in 1951 in village Altay Altay territory. Has ended faculty of physical training BGPU. After university within 20 years worked as the teacher of physical culture. In 1990 has organised cattle-breeding firm in Mountain Altai. However with sale of agricultural production there were problems, and Rakshin has decided to be engaged in trade independently. The first shop has appeared in Barnaul in March, 1993. In 2002 the businessman has opened the first supermarket. In 2004 when the quantity of shops in Altay territory has come nearer to 64, the decision to enter the markets of the Kemerovo, Novosibirsk and Tomsk areas was accepted. Now the company posesses 98 shops with an annual turnover in 242 million dollars.