At that spend money Russian oligarchs
We are back to the famous assertion that everything in life is relative. For example, ordinary people and tycoons are looking at spending quite differently - something that seems incredible waste of the first, the sum of which you can live life, the second - only the current expenses. We offer you to visually assess the expensive purchases of our oligarchs.
Viktor Kharitonov - the race track "Nürburgring" -. $ 100 million
The oldest racing track in Germany and one of the most famous in the world was bought by Russian businessman Viktor Kharitonov about a year ago.
Viktor Vekselberg - a collection of Faberge eggs for more than $ 120 million
One of the richest Russians our time Viktor Vekselberg holds an impressive collection of Faberge Easter eggs. The basis or "heart" of this collection consists of 200 items, which cost more than $ 120 million. In total, the collection of about 700 items.
Mikhail Prokhorov - a basketball team "New Jersey Nets" for $ 200 million
As a child Mikhail Prokhorov seriously wanted to do in basketball, but chose business. However, as we can see, the choice he had made the right. And the availability of money allowed to some extent to realize a childhood dream. Several years ago, Prokhorov bought "New Jersey Nets", and brought the team to Brooklyn with a corresponding name change course.
Andriy Goncharenko - house for $ 205, 5 million.
A few years ago, the Russian businessman Andrei Goncharenko has got one of the most expensive at the time the houses in the UK - Hanover Lodge in the prestigious London district of Regent Park. About what, Mr. Goncharenko for a living knows very little. According to the newspaper The Daily Mail, he amassed his fortune by trading cars and real estate. According to British media, in just three years Andrey Goncharenko invested in London real estate $ 427 million.
Andrei Melnichenko - yacht for $ 300 million
This yacht with a laconic name "A" built the same shipyard as the "Eclipse" of Abramovich. Of the features - a helipad, ship amphibious car garage and three swimming pools, one of which can be changed at the request of the fresh water in the sea. It's all cliches and stamps, as well among the frills -.. Taps in the bathroom for $ 40 thousand each and silver handrails stairs for $ 60 thousand annual yacht content cost businessmen in the $ 20 million.
Alisher Usmanov - aircraft Airbus A340 for $ 350 million
In itself, this model aircraft worth about $ 240 million. More nearly half that amount Usmanov spent on it to convert the aircraft to suit your needs and desires. Airbus A340 can carry up to 375 passengers and fly them without refueling 14, 5 thousand kilometers. The businessman decided to call his plane Burhan - in honor of his father. We have already written on the chips, which is one of the most expensive private jets in the world.
Andrei Melnichenko - sailing ship for $ 400 million
In all likelihood, Mr. Melnichenko loves ships, once one of the most luxurious yachts in the world it was not enough and he decided to buy more and sailboat. It is known that the ship of the three carboxylic masts has a length of 143 meters and a width of 25. The exact price of the "boat" is unknown, but according to experts, it should start from $ 400 million.
Roman Abramovich - a yacht for $ 800 million.
In 2005, Abramovich has signed a contract with the German shipyard Blohm + Voss to build a luxury 164 meter yacht. On board were the landing area for a helicopter, a submarine, a 16-meter outdoor pool, fitness center, movie theater and more. The contract price was 340 mln. Euro. However, the actual cost of construction was $ 800 million. The yacht is called "Eclipse" Besides content and yacht service costs about $ 50 million each year.
Dmitry Rybolovlev - house for $ 950 million
In 2008, Russian businessman Dmitry Rybolovlev bought the mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, which had previously belonged to the famous American billionaire Donald Trump. Himself a mansion area of 5, 5 thousand sq. Meters, there was a place for 15 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms and 8 bathrooms with gold fixtures. This house has got one of our collections.
Roman Abramovich - a football club "Chelsea" for $ 90 million
Yes, the club he has managed Russian oligarch is not that expensive, compared with other items from this collection. However, this purchase will entail a series of very serious spending. So, in the first season of the newly-made owner of the club had to buy a half a dozen new players for more than $ 180 million. In addition, through the "Chelsea" has passed a constellation of eminent coaches, many of whom had to break contracts early. Only on one penalty under this contract we had to spend a total of more than $ 90 million. In addition, during the entire time of ownership the club Abramovich supported him, giving interest-free loans. Thus, for more than 10 years of ownership "Chelsea" Roman Abramovich has spent on it over $ 1, 5 billion.