Billions lost due to the attack

Russian billionaires lost a total of $ 39 billion US on February 24 as stocks fell in price.

As Forbes reports, Lukoil President Vagit Alekperov lost the most money.

The Russian stock market lost 33.28% on Thursday.

The US, the EU and a number of other countries have imposed sanctions on Russia's largest banks and organizations as the Russian president had launched special military operations in Ukraine.

According to the publication, since February 16, Russian billionaires have become more poor by a total of $ 90 billion US. Vagit Alekperov suffered the most losses on Thursday. On the same day, his fortune fell by $ 3.8 billion US, or 15.4%. Alexei Mordashov's money fell by $ 3.3 billion US (11.3%) and Suleyman Kerimov's by $ 2.6 billion US (18.2%). Another Russian billionaire, Vladimir Lisin, lost $ 2.5 billion US (8.3%) on Thursday.

Oleg Tinkov, the founder of TCS Group, and Vladimir Potanin, one of the owners of Nornickel, have also reportedly lost the bulk of his money.