Nikita Mikhalkov became the best expert in cultural industry

Specialists from the Center for Current Politics (CCP) for the first time, commissioned by the Expert Institute for Social Research (EISS), compiled a rating of experts in the field of culture. It was headed by Nikita Mikhalkov, an actor, director and head of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia. Following him on the list are the artistic director and chief conductor of the State Symphony Orchestra “New Russia” Yuri Bashmet, and then the presidential aide, ex-minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky.

When compiling the rating, the experts took into account such criteria as recognition, assessment, mentioning and popularity, based on the materials of the Medialogia service.

Both articles and columns of the expert and other co-participating materials in the Russian media were considered. The data collection was carried out through the Medialogia service. In addition, the fact of the expert’s participation in thematic conferences and round tables played an important role.