The Voronezh Mayor Alexander Gusev took the second place in the Central Federal Districts capitals dignitaries ranking in January 2014, prepared by “Mediologia” Company. The interest of the media community to the Mayor is connected with the arrival of the Olympic Torch in Voronezh. The Mayor met the Winter Olympics symbol at the railway station with the volleyball champion of 1980 Irina Makogonova. The media also reported that two railway transport options were presented to Alexander Gusev at the meeting on the off-street transport means development.
The head of Lipetsk Mikhail Gulevsky took the first place in the ranking, the third place was given to the Mayor of Tula Alexander Prokopuk.
The list is compiled on “Mediologia” system media database consisting of about 14,000 most influential sources: TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, news agencies, and online media.