Putin not on The Most Influential People list
For the first time in five years.
Yesterday Time magazine published a list of the most influential people in the world in 2018. The list did not turn out to feature Russian President Vladimir Putin.
According to Dozhd TV channel, US President Donald Trump topped the list. He was followed by British Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle. Chairman of the State Council of the DPRK Kim Jong-un and Head of the PRC Xi Jinping ranked third in the list.
French President Emmanuel Macron comes fourth. He is followed by: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, US Attorney General Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russia's interference in the elections.
The list was drawn up in a traditional way, it has several categories. The is Pioneers category that features biochemist and NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson (USA), snowboarder and champion of the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang Chloe Kim, and writer Jasmyn Ward.
The most famous artists are director Guillermo del Toro (USA), actresses Greta Gerwig, Roseanne Barr and Lena Waithe (USA), as well as TV host Jimmy Kimmel.
Earlier it was reported that until 2017 Russian President Vladimir Putin was the leader in the list of The Most Influential People.
On October 15, the Russian branch of Amnesty International reported on the abduction of its employee Oleg Kozlovsky by unknown persons during the monitoring of protests in Magas against the agreement on borders with Chechnya.