Disclosed the names of Russian billionaires who own real estate in Finland

Disclosed the names of Russian billionaires who own real estate in Finland

The names of Russian businessmen, who own real estate in Finland, became known. They are Gennady Timchenko, brothers Boris and Arkady Rotenberg, and Dmitry Gorelov. All of them are even close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports Helsingin sanomat.

"They prospered mainly due to the energy and banking sectors, with the support of the Kremlin. The quartet has business contacts with Russian state-owned companies, such as "Gazprom", and doesn’t conflict with President Vladimir Putin, in contrast to many other Russian oligarchs," said the Finnish edition.

According to media reports, Gennady Timchenko and Rotenberg brothers are citizens of Finland. Value and volume of their Finnish ownership were not disclosed. The newspaper cites only evidence that "the overall value of their property (including Gorelov) exceeds €15 billion."

The newspaper also reports that "many others Russians closed to the Kremlin acquire a Finnish companies or real estate." For example, Mikhail Lesin, who is considered the owner of the estate in the Turku Archipelago value of €2 million, purchased through a company registered in the British Virgin Islands. In addition, newspaper reports the names of the people around Putin - Victor Borisov, the personal doctor of Russian President, and Constantine Goloschapov, Putin's personal massagist and counselor of the Russian Orthodox Church.