Putin earns $302,000 in 2017

Putin earns $302,000 in 2017

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin earned 18.728 mln rubles ($302,201) in 2017, up 9.8 mln rubles ($158,013) compared with 2016, according to the tax return posted on the Kremlin’s official website.

Last year, President Putin’s average monthly income was 1.5 mln rubles ($24,183) against 738,000 rubles ($11,898) a year earlier.

Putin does not own a land plot of 1,500 square meters anymore. The other real property, an apartment with the area of 77 square meters and a garage of 18 square meters, remains unchanged.

He also uses an apartment with an area of 153.7 square meters and a parking lot of 18 square meters.

All property declared by Putin is in Russia. Among Putin’s official assets are two vintage Volga GAZ M21 sedans as well as a Niva SUV and a Skif tent trailer. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev earned $138,114 in 2017.

source: TASS