Last night, voting started on the sib21vek.ru site for seven "Siberians of the Year". It will go on for ten days, and will end on the night from 28 to 29 March. According to the results of internet voting, "Magnificent Seven" of winners from 38 nominees from regions of Siberia will be announced, depending on the number of votes by users of Runet. Tuva is represented by the Minister of Defense, Sergei Shoigu, and champion of London Paralympics, archer Mikhail Oyun. In the first few hours of voting, Siberians have been giving their votes most actively to the second-grader Aldar Ayushev (266 votes), who saved his younger brother from a house fire.