Readers of Time magazine named “Person of the year”

Readers of Time magazine named “Person of the year”

MOSCOW, 5 Dec — RIA Novosti. The crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman al Saud became the “Man of the year 2017” according to the results of online voting of the readers of Time magazine.

Prince voted 24% of the audience.

The crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was headed by created on 4 November, the Committee against corruption. The next day he ordered the arrest of 11 members of the ruling family, and more than forty well-known politicians and influential ex-officials and businessmen on charges of money laundering, abuse of official position for personal benefit, the conclusion of non-existent transactions and receiving bribes.

In second place far behind were the participants of the campaign #MeToo (“me too”). Social media users told how they were victims of harassment, has received 6% of the votes of the readers of the journal.

Third place with 5% of votes was shared between American football player Colin Kapernick, spectracolor USA on “business Russia” Robert müller and the Dreamers (Dreamers) — young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally arrived in the country parents.

Last year the leader of the readers ‘ vote became Prime Minister of India Narendra modi. The choice of the readers of the magazine, as a rule, different from the editorial decisions.

Rating winner and holder of the title “person of the year” edition will be announced on 6 December.

“Man of the year” by Time magazine, is determined annually since 1927. Until 1950 became the winners of a particular person, but later received the title and abstract characters. Of the citizens of Russia and the USSR “Man of the year” was Joseph Stalin (twice), Nikita Khrushchev, Mikhail Gorbachev, Yuri Andropov and Vladimir Putin.