Top 5 surnames in the Russian media for a week (June 5-11, 2023)
Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky invariably remain in the focus of coverage by Russian media. The third place taken by Sergey Sobyanin is due to the unanimous decision of the secretaries of the primary organizations of United Russia to nominate him as a candidate for the mayor of Moscow in the elections in September 2023. Alexander Lukashenko took fourth place in the ranking - another meeting with Vladimir Putin facilitated this. Dmitry Peskov, the official spokesman of the Kremlin, traditionally closes the top five most mentioned politicians.
The information space was analysed using a refined methodology based on monitoring 3200 Russian websites, telegram channels, YouTube channels, and significant accounts on VKontakte, Instagram and Facebook.