It was reported that Alina Kabayeva, 37, a former gymnast known as the lover of Russian President Vladimir Putin (68), received an annual salary of over 10 billion won while serving as the chairman of the press.
The British Daily The Times quoted the Russian exploration media’The Insider’ that Kabayeva received an annual salary of 780 million rubles (approximately 11.4 billion won) as chairman of Russia’s largest media company’National Media Group’ on the 25th (local time). Reported.
Kabayeva’s annual salary is seven times the annual salary of the management of Russian state-owned gas company Gasprom.
According to The Times, the average annual salary of the Russian people last year was less than 5,000 pounds (about 504,000 rubles, 7.37 million won), which is 1554 times that of Kabayeva.
Kabayeva, a gold medalist in the 2004 Olympic rhythmic gymnastics event, was appointed chairman of the National Media Group in 2014 without having worked in the media. National Media was founded in 2008 by Yuri Kobalchuk, known as Putin’s funding plan.
Prior to this, Kabayeva served as a member of the House of Representatives (State Duma) belonging to the United Russia Party, which is the political base of President Putin.
In October, the Daily Mail reported that Kabayeva disappeared after giving birth to twins with Putin last year, but the article was deleted.
It is said that Kybayeva had the child of President Putin in 2018 and gave birth to twin sons by cesarean section in a hospital in Moscow last April.
Meanwhile, Kibaeva is reported to have first met with President Putin in 2001 when he was 18 years old. She is 31 years old.