Sunday, September 25, 2011

#Russia #hackgate : Russia' s Rupert Murdoch LOOKING to buy buy buy !

In Russia, News Corp owns several media assets, including 50 percent of Nashe and Best FM radio stations and 33 per cent of the Vedomosti business daily.

“Many of the oligarchs in Russia have their interest set on media,” Dmitry Abzalov, an analyst with the Centre for Political Trends, told The Moscow News.

“Kovalchuk is just like [Alexander] Mamut, [Alisher] Usmanov, [Oleg] Deripaska, [Alexei] Mordashyov and [Roman] Abramovich, so it’s not surprising that he is building up his own media empire.” Kovalchuk, who is seen as a close friend of Vladimir Putin, is also close to media mogul Aram Gabreliyanov, whose NewsMediaRus group became the co-owner of Izvestia along with National Media more
© RIA Novosti. Vladimir Vyatkin

Russia’s Rupert Murdoch