According to a survey by VTSIOM (all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion), the Russians believe Daria Dontsova, a well-known detective writer, is the best writer of the year.
Daria is the leader in this ranking since 2012, beating Tatiana Ustinova, its main competitor.
The best musician of the year, according to the same organization, began Philip, and the second were Nikolay Baskov, Alla Pugacheva, Sergey Lazarev and Grigory Leps. In the list of best lead actors Danila Kozlovsky and star of the TV series “Brigade” Sergei Bezrukov.
It is reported that the survey involved about two thousand people in 46 regions of the Russian Federation.