The President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov is on the first place in the rate “Politicians through the eyes of mass-media”
Several Russian mass-media sited the latest data concerning the joint project of “The News Time” and the company “MEDIALOGY” – the rates of the politicians, most actively discussed in the federal press and by the federal TV-channels, published every week on Mondays. Two Presidents of Bashkortostan stand in the Top 4 by their mentioning in Russian mass-media or by the number of publications per month: the first one is Murtaza Rakhimov, who climbed 17 positions up, yielding just to the Moscow Mayor Uri Luzkov (the number of the publications about the former leader RB – 286 and about the Moscow Governor – 590). The current President RB Rustem Khamitov appeared in the list for the first time and immediately occupied the fourth position, yielding just to one more mountaineer – the President of Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov (141:156) and leaving Valentine Matvienko behind (Saint-Petersburg, 140 publications).
The new President RB achieved even more impressing result by the level of informational favorableness, calculated according to the special method. He is found on the first position with the favorableness index 4567,618 – much higher than Uri Luzkov has, standing on the second step (3096,804).