President of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov voted Newsmaker of the Year by Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
A ceremony was held on 16 March 2017 to present awards to the winners of the annual All-Russian Business Journalism Competition for 2016.
The event was organised by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and held during Russian Business Week in Moscow.
The winner in the category Newsmaker of the Year was Oleg Belozerov, the President of Russian Railways.
This award is presented to the representative of Russian business who made the greatest contribution to establishing open and friendly relations with the Russian media community during the previous year.
The All-Russian Business Journalism Competition was held in 2008 for the first time.
Awards in the field of business journalism are made in categories such as Journalist of the Year, Best Russian Media in Business Journalism, Best Project in Business Journalism, Best Industry Edition and others.