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Cabinet Members Declare Their Incomes

On their 2011 incomes, President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin can afford such spreads as the one above, from a National Unity Day fete earlier this year. Andrei Makhonin

Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin sold some shares last year in a move that garnered him with the status of the richest Cabinet member.

Responsible for the development of the restive North Caucasus, Khloponin dethroned the previous holder of the rank, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Yury Trutnev.

Khloponin earned 484 million rubles ($16.37 million) last year, more than double of Trutnev's 212 million rubles, according to ministerial income statements released Thursday.

Most of Khloponin's wealth came from the sale of shares in Norilsk Nickel, said his spokeswoman Natalia Platonova.

“All I know is that it was a considerable portion of his stake,” she told The Moscow Times. “I don't know whether he has anything left.”

Khloponin served as the company's chief from 1996 to 2001.

The shares of the mining giant last reached their peak in September 2007 before declining again.

“The timing for the sale was good,” said Andrei Lobazov, a metals analyst at Alfa Bank.

The title of the poorest Cabinet member went to Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko, who oversees the country's most money-making industry, which includes oil and gas producers. He earned 3.3 million rubles last year.

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin found a place close to the bottom of the list with a comparatively meager 3.7 million rubles. Putin reported a bigger income of 5.4 million rubles for 2010.

His spokesman Dmitry Peskov attributed the decline to smaller bonuses, copyright payments and lower income from Putin's bank deposits, Interfax reported. It was unclear from the report what copyright payments he was referring to and whether Putin had spent some money from his bank deposits.

Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin let go some of his real estate last year, including a palatial mansion measuring 1,400 square meters. He also no longer owns a land plot of 5,400 square meters.

Despite the shrinkage of his property, which could imply that he sold it, Sechin made less money than the year before. He reported his earnings to be 3.1 million rubles in 2011, down from 4.2 million rubles in 2010.

When the incomes of the spouses come into play, the Khloponins still reign supreme, although his wife added just 4.8 million rubles to the family treasury.

But the Shuvalovs move into second place. First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov caught flak over a potential conflict of interests recently because of news reports that his wife made lucrative investments jointly with some of the country's top business people. He denied any wrongdoing.

Shuvalov stated that he earned 9.6 million rubles last year, while his wife brought in a much heftier 365 million rubles.

Lyudmila Putina had better luck with bank deposits than her husband, Peskov said. She made 443,000 rubles, or triple the amount of the previous year, because the interest rate on her deposits went up, he said.

Peskov didn't identify the banks.

Sechin's wife, like her husband, no longer has a large land plot registered in her name. Unlike her husband, however, she said her income grew — from zero to 9 million rubles.

Shmatko's wife had no income last year, but said she drives a Porsche Cayenne.

The Khloponins remained the largest landlords in the Cabinet. They hold 24 land plots, one of them in Italy. They also own a house in Italy.

The members of the presidential administration Thursday also reported their incomes for last year. And there, too, Khloponin was at the top.

President Dmitry Medvedev reported an income of 3.4 million rubles, almost unchanged from the previous year.

The State Duma will report the incomes of its deputies by the end of the week.

Name 2011 IncomeProperty (owned or in use)
President Dmitry Medvedev
3,371,353.27 rubles ($114,282)
- apartment (co-owned with wife; 367 sq.m.)
- land plot (leased; 4,700 sq.m.)
- 1948 GAZ-20 Pobeda car (owned)
- 1962 GAZ-21 car (owned)
wife of Dmitry Medvedev

- two parking places (owned; total of 32 sq.m.)
- 1999 Volkswagen Golf (owned)
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin          3,661,765 rubles ($123,643)    - land plot for a single house (owned; 1,500 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 77 sq.m.)
- garage (owned; 12 sq.m.)
- apartment (indefinite use; 153.7 sq.m.)
- garage (indefinite use; 18 sq.m.)
- GAZ M-21 car (owned)
- GAZ M21R car (owned)
- VAZ Niva car (owned)
- Skif trailer (inherited)
wife of Vladimir Putin443,034 rubles ($14,959)
First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov
9,606,587.97 rubles ($324,376)
- apartment (part-owned; 175.7 sq.m.)
- apartment (co-owned with wife; 108.9 sq.m.)
- house (leased for indefinite period; 4,174 sq.m.)
- land plot (one-year lease; 1,245 sq.m.; in UAE)
- house (leased for indefinite period; 1,479 sq.m.; in Austria)
- apartment (10-year lease; 424 sq.m.; in Britain)
- house (one-year lease; 753 sq.m.; in UAE)
- Jaguar car (co-owned with wife)
- Mercedes Benz S350 car (co-owned with wife)
- Mercedes Benz S500 car (co-owned with wife)
- Mercedes Benz S-class V221 car (co-owned with wife)
- ZIL-41047 limousine (co-owned with wife)
- Ford Hymer Camp trailer (co-owned with wife)
- VAZ-2101 car (co-owned with wife)
wife of Igor Shuvalov
364,964,747.46 rubles ($12.3 million)
- apartment (rented; 175 sq.m.)
First Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov
3,773,370.70 rubles ($127,411)
- land plot (owned; 2,684 sq.m.)
- land plot (owned; 2,500 sq.m.)
- land plot (owned; 2,174 sq.m.)
- land plot (owned; 3,530 sq.m.)
- house (owned; 263 sq.m.)
- country house (owned; 48 sq.m.)
- country house (owned; 239 sq.m.)
- two parking places (leased; 20 sq.m.)
- non-residential building (owned; 336 sq.m.)
- Mercedes Benz S500 4Matic car (owned)
wife of Viktor Zubkov
21,154,380 rubles ($714,298)
- land plot (owned; 26,300 sq.m.)
- land plot (owned; 16,500 sq.m.)
- land plot (owned; 9,500 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 154 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 186 sq.m.)
- garage (owned; 50 sq.m.)
- non-residential building (owned; 130 sq.m.)
- non-residential building (owned; 285 sq.m.)
- non-residential building (owned; 103 sq.m.)
- Toyota RAV-4 car (owned)
- BMW-6 car (owned)
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak
3,009,732.24 rubles ($102,023)
- apartment (indefinite use; 59 sq.m.)
wife of Dmitry Kozak
6,973,925.80 rubles ($236,402)
- land plot for country house (owned; 5,500 sq.m.)
- land plot (owned; 1,500 sq.m.)
- house (owned; 782 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 37 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 129 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 59 sq.m.)
- two parking places (owned; 13 sq.m. and 14 sq.m.)
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin
4,212,078.78 rubles ($142,781)
- apartment (indefinite use; 136 sq.m.)
- country house (limited-time use; 160 sq.m.)
- Land Rover Range Rover car (owned)
- Audi Q7 (owned)
- BMW K200LT motorcycle (owned)
wife of Dmitry Rogozin
108,000 rubles ($3,660)

Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin
3,092,040 rubles ($104,814)
- land plot for private house (owned; 1,500 sq.m.)
- Subaru Legacy car (owned)
wife of Igor Sechin
8,961,628.58 rubles ($303,781)
- apartment (part-owned; 53 sq.m.)
- Subaru Impreza car (owned)
- Honda motorcycle (owned)
Deputy Prime Minister Vladislav Surkov
5,010,071.09 rubles ($169,831)
- apartment (for use; 59 sq.m.)
wife of Vladislav Surkov
125,205,165.14 rubles ($4.24 million)
- land plots for private residential properties (owned; 10,503 sq.m., 6,000 sq.m., 9,000 sq.m., 936 sq.m.)
- house (owned; 761 sq.m.)
- house (owned; 598 sq.m.)
- security building with garage (owned; 176 sq.m.)
Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin
484,014,080.44 rubles ($16.4 million)
- land plots for private residential properties (co-owned with wife; 151 sq.m., 8,518 sq.m., 228 sq.m., 431 sq.m., 268 sq.m., 230 sq.m., 443 sq.m., 549 sq.m., 4,929 sq.m., 3,840 sq.m., 507 sq.m., 2,918 sq.m., 61 sq.m., 75 sq.m., 312 sq.m., 330 sq.m., 105 sq.m.)
- land plots of recreational use (co-owned with wife; 278 sq.m., 314 sq.m., 297 sq.m., 319 sq.m., 303 sq.m., 8,223 sq.m. in Italy)
- land plot for an administrative building (co-owned with wife; 2,932 sq.m.)
- house (co-owned with wife; 677 sq.m.)
- house with service buildings (co-owned with wife; 818 sq.m.; in Italy)
- apartment (co-owned with wife; 132 sq.m.)
- pool (co-owned with wife; 350 sq.m.)
- non-residential building (co-owned with wife; 1,594 sq.m.)
- Bentley Arnage car (co-owned with wife)
- Jaguar-Daimler car (co-owned with wife)
- Mercedes Benz CL 65 AMG car (co-owned with wife)
- Shoreland PWC-1000 trailer (co-owned with wife)
- Harley Davidson motorcycle FLSTF (co-owned with wife)
- Phantom-46 boat (co-owned with wife)
wife of Alexander Khloponin
4,802,619.04 rubles ($162,799)
(see above)
Cabinet Head of Protocol Anton Vaino
4,058,159.67 rubles ($137,563)
- apartment (owned; 111 sq.m.)
- apartment (for use; 155 sq.m.)
- two parking places (owned; 14 sq.m. each)
wife of Anton Vaino
3,507,748.82 rubles ($118,905)
- land plots (owned; 3,200 sq.m., 2,988 sq.m.)
- house (owned; 35 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 155 sq.m.)
- parking place (owned; 13 sq.m.)
- BMW-545 car (owned)
Minister of Culture Alexander Avdeyev
3,332,877 rubles ($112,977)
- land plot (owned; 1,200 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 159 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 38 sq.m.)
- country house (owned; 198 sq.m.)
- garage (owned; 14 sq.m.)
- Toyota RAV-4 car (owned)
wife of Alexander Avdeyev
886,543 rubles ($30,052)
- apartment (owned; 65 sq.m.)
Regional Development Minister Viktor Basargin
3,060,946.66 rubles ($103,759)
- garage (owned; 20 sq.m.)
- parking place (owned; 15 sq.m.)
- apartment (leased; 146 sq.m.)
wife of Viktor Basargin
301,640 rubles ($10,225)

Health and Social Development Minister Tatyana Golikova
2,976,185.89 rubles ($100,886)
- land plot (owned; 7,500 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 142 sq.m.)
- parking place (owned; 10 sq.m.)
husband of Tatyana Golikova
5,986,517 rubles ($202,930)
- apartment (218 sq.m.)
Justice Minister Alexander Konovalov
3,013,483.32 rubles ($102,151)
- apartment (owned; 40 sq.m.)
- apartment (for use; 120 sq.m.)
- country house (leased until 2057; 120 sq.m.)
- country house (indefinite lease; 150 sq.m.)
wife of Alexander Konovalov
1,533,893.51 rubles ($51,995)
- apartment (part-owned; 120 sq.m.)
- Porsche Cayenne car (owned)
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
3,451,006.88 rubles ($116,982)
- land plot for private residential property (owned; 1,200 sq.m.)
- house (owned; 210 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 247 sq.m.)
wife of Sergei Lavrov
336,378 rubles ($11,402)
- land plot for private residential property (owned; 1,360 sq.m.)
- house with service buildings (owned; 593 sq.m.)
- garage (owned; 15 sq.m.)
Transportation Minister Igor Levitin
12,958,838.77 rubles ($439,278)
- land plot for private residential property (part-owned; 3,982 sq.m.)
- country house with service buildings (part-owned; 544 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 118 sq.m.)
- parking place (co-owned with wife; 14 sq.m.)
- Mercedes Benz B-200 (co-owned with wife)
- Mercedes Benz C-350 (co-owned with wife)
wife of Igor Levitin
950,813 rubles ($32,230)

Sports, Tourism, and Youth Politics Minister Vitaly Mutko
17,279,096 rubles ($585,726)
- land plot for construction (owned; 1,291 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 150 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 252 sq.m.)
wife of Vitaly Mutko
739,679 rubles ($25,073)
- apartment (owned; 46 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 150 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 252 sq.m.)
- garage (owned; 12 sq.m.)
Economic Development Minister Elvira Nabiullina
3,170,756.64 rubles ($107,482)
- apartment (part-owned; 70 sq.m.)
- Jaguar S-type car (owned)
husband of Elvira Nabiullina
13,827,797.75 rubles ($468,997)
- land plot (owned; 1,470 sq.m.)
- country house (owned; 326 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 70 sq.m.)
- Infiniti M35 car (owned)
Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev
3,120,596.94 rubles ($105,841)
- land plot for private residential property (owned; 1,500 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 182 sq.m.)
wife of Rashid Nurgaliyev
1,120,732.24 rubles ($38,011)
- apartment (part-owned; 182 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 36 sq.m.)
Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov
2,767,768 rubles ($93,874)
- land plot (owned; 1,357 sq.m.)
- house (owned; 187 sq.m.)
- garage (13 sq.m.)
- apartment (for use; 293 sq.m.)
wife of Anatoly Serdyukov
15,836,190 rubles ($537,116)
- land plot (part-owned; 303 sq.m.)
- farm land plot (owned; 4,000 sq.m.)
- farm land plot (owned; 4,000 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 100 sq.m.)
- non-residential building (owned; 220 sq.m.)
- non-residential building (owned; 491 sq.m.)
- non-residential building (owned; 332 sq.m.)
- building (five-year lease; 971 sq.m.)
- non-residential building (part-owned)
- non-residential building (part-owned)
- non-residential building (part-owned)
- Volkswagen car (owned)
- Toyota Land Cruiser (owned)
daughter of Anatoly Serdyukov

- apartment (owned; 293 sq.m.)
Finance Minister Anton Siluanov
11,449,802 rubles ($388,342)
- land plot for private residential property (part-owned; 1,579 sq.m.)
- land plot for private residential property (owned; 6,979 sq.m.)
- land plot (long-term lease; 9,500 sq.m.)
- house (part-owned; 110 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 111 sq.m.)
- garage (owned; 37 sq.m.)
- VAZ-21011 car (owned)
wife of Anton Siluanov
1,009,504 rubles ($34,239)
- land plot for private residential property (part-owned; 1,579 sq.m.)
- house (part-owned; 110 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 60 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 180 sq.m.)
- parking place (owned; 26 sq.m.)
- BMW X5 (owned)
son of Anton Siluanov

- apartment (111 sq.m.)
Agriculture Minister Yelena Skrynnik
6,426,404 rubles ($217,964)
- land plot (long-term lease; 2,473 sq.m.)
- house (owned; 231 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 115 sq.m.)
- garage (part-owned)
- non-residential building (owned; 220 sq.m.)
- Mercedes C-500 LM car (owned)
Natural Resources and Environment Minister Yury Trutnev
211,612,322.54 rubles ($7.18 million)
- apartment (part-owned; 106 sq.m.)
- apartment (for use; 153 sq.m.)
- land plot (leased until September; 3,742 sq.m.)
- country house (leased until September; 345 sq.m.)
- guest house (leased until September; 170 sq.m.)
- service building (leased until September; 23 sq.m.)
- fence (leased until September; 165 m.)
- Porsche Cayenne Turbo car (owned)
- Maserati M 145 CCE GranTurismo car (co-owned with wife)
- Volkswagen Tuareg car (co-owned with wife)
- Nissan Patrol car (co-owned with wife)
- TIKI-Treiler-X 300L trailer (owned)
- ATV Polaris all-terrain vehicle (owned)
- Bombardier INC snowmobile (owned)
wife of Yury Trutnev

(see above)
Education and Science Minister Andrei Fursenko
4,661,337 rubles ($158,098)
- farm land plot (owned; 1,478 sq.m.)
- house (owned; 124 sq.m.)
- service buildings (owned; 31 sq.m.)
- apartment (owned; 143 sq.m.)
- garage (part-owned; 31 sq.m.)
wife of Andrei Fursenko
755,997 rubles ($25,641)
- apartment (owned; 177 sq.m.)
- Volvo S80 car (owned)
- Rover 75 car (owned)
Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko
3,325,085 rubles ($112,776)
- apartment (owned; 197 sq.m.)
- apartment (indefinite use; 59 sq.m.)
- Yamaha YEM 660 FWA all-terrain vehicle (owned)
wife of Sergei Shmatko

- garage (owned; 20 sq.m.)
- Porsche Cayenne car (owned)
Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Shoigu
4,941,909.56 rubles ($167,614)
- land plot for private residential property (owned; 7,434 sq.m.)
- land plot for recreational purposes (owned; 11,895 sq.m.)
- house with service structures (owned; 477 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 53 sq.m.)
- apartment (part-owned; 56 sq.m.)
wife of Sergei Shoigu
78,073,307.65 rubles ($2.65 million)
- Audi 4 car (owned)
Communications and Press Minister Igor Shchyogolev
2,892,810 rubles ($98,115)
- apartment (owned; 73 sq.m.)
- Subaru Outback car (owned)
wife of Igor Shchyogolev479,487 rubles ($16,262)
- apartment (owned; 139 sq.m.)
- country house (owned; 185 sq.m.)

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