The Polish weekly Wprost published today its top 50 richest people in Central and Eastern Europe. According to Rosbalt the list included 31 Russian businessman, 6 Ukrainians, 5 Rumanians, 4 Poles, 2 Czechs, 1 Bulgarian and 1 Serb. Russians also took the top three spots with Mikhail Khodorkovsky (USD 8.3 billion), Roman Abramovich (USD 7.5 billion) and Mikhail Freidman (USD 6.7 billion). The fourth spot went to the wealthiest Pole Yan Kulchik (USD 3.3 billion) and the fifth spot to Ukrainian Rinat Akhmetov (USD 1.9 billion).
Russia respects the territorial integrity of Ukraine as per the 1991 Declaration of Independence, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference following the 78th session of the UN General Assembly