Russian fund manager and writer, Bill Browder is reporting that Putin’s accumulated wealth makes U.S. mega-billionaires like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg look like mere babies.
Browder’s estimate, if indeed correct, would make Putin replace Bill Gates at the top of Forbes magazines “most wealthy” people on the planet list.
But, Putin has no interest in the public knowing his wealth or in being ranked by Forbes magazine.
However, it is widely known that Putin has strong financial invests and ties to the Russian oil fields sector.
This raises many questions regarding the true extent and power of Russia’s natural gas supply.
Continue reading on the next page to see exactly how rich Putin is in comparison to western billionaires and how this might be influencing Russian foreign policy.