The most popular video on Russian YouTube in 2021 became an investigation film by the Anti-Corruption Foundation about Putin’s palace.
In a conversation with The Insider, Georgy Alburov, an employee of the investigation department of Navalny’s team, said: “This is great news, and I and other authors of the investigation are very pleased, I think, and Alexei Navalny will be glad when he finds out. It’s great that Google was not intimidated and objectively compiled a rating. This once again shows that in Russia there is a great demand for investigations, for political videos, it is necessary to deal with investigations in Russia, there is a lot of corruption, there will be spectators. “
At the moment, this video has gained about 119 million views. YouTube placed it first in the Trending videos tab. (Music videos are a separate category in the rating, one of which is scored more than 125 million views).