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Russia: Governors’ LiveJournals Ranked

Writing in his own LiveJournal, Sergei Nikitskii (the director of Governors.Ru) ranked [ru] the LJ accounts of Russia's 13 blogging governors. Kirovskaia oblast Governor Nikita Belykh [ru], a former oppositionist politician, scored highest on the list. Andrei Turchak [ru], the Governor of Pskovskaia oblast, was ranked last, on the grounds that he's apparently abandoned his blogging efforts. Nikitskii claims to have rated both the quality and quantity of LJ activity, including post frequency and interactivity with commenters.

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