MOSCOW, November 6. /TASS/. Russia’s former mass media minister and ex-CEO of Gazprom-Media Mikhail Lesin has died at the age of 57 on Friday.
Lesin was Russian minister for the mass media, television and mass communications in a period from July 1999 to February 2004. He left his post after the resignation of the Mikhail Kasyanov government and disbandment of the ministry.
In October 2013-December 2014, he was director general and chairman of the board of Gazprom-Media Holding.