Lavrov headed a rating of the Ministers being mentioned in social networks

MOSCOW, may 24. /TASS/. The leaders of the rating of Ministers of the Russian Federation, references in social media in April 2017, were the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky. About it reported in a press release of the company “Medialogia”.

Lavrov leads the ranking by a large margin (number of mentions – 147,1 thousand). Shoigu ranked second (of 83.1 thousand), Medina rounded out the top three respondents (29.0 thousand). The Minister of education and science Olga Vasilyeva has climbed four positions, finishing in fourth place (23,8 thousand).

The top five media ranking by the end of April included the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov (21.9 thousand), which moved from fourth place to fifth.

The rating is closed by the Minister of energy Alexander Novak, who has lost 11 positions (4.4 thousand), Minister of communications and mass communications Nikolay Nikiforov (3.5 thousand), the Minister of sport Pavel Kolobkov (2,3 thousand), Minister of justice Alexander Konovalov (1.1 thousand) and Minister for Far East development Alexander Galushka (1 thousand), which occupies the 22nd place ranking.

The rating is based on the number of mentions of Ministers of the Russian Federation in social media. To build the rankings take into account messages in social networks Twitter, “Vkontakte”, “Classmates”, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LiveJournal, forums and blogs.