Gazprom Media boss Alexander Zharov's growing influence over Russia's social networks

Alexander Zharov, CEO of Gazprom Media.
Alexander Zharov, CEO of Gazprom Media. © Maksim Konstantinov / SOPA Image/Sipa USA
With Gazprom now in control of social media group Vkontakte, a jostle for power has begun, heralding greater influence for the head of Gazprom Media, Alexander Zharov, who is well-connected to the Kremlin's networks. [...] (524 words)
Issue dated 17/12/2021 Reading time 3 minutes
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