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Poll reveals level of Russian public’s confidence in Putin

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 16th October, 2022 07:01:23 PM
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Poll reveals level of Russian public’s confidence in Putin

The proportion of Russian citizens' confidence in President Vladimir Putin stood at over 80%, according to the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center that published the results of a survey conducted from October 3 to 9 among 1,600 respondents aged over 18, reports TASS.

"When asked about trust in Putin, 80.9% of respondents answered positively (-0.2% over the week), the approval rate of the Russian president's work was 75.6% (-1.3 % over the week)," the pollsters noted.

Positive assessment figures for the Prime Minister and the Russian government stood at 50.8% (-1%) and 49.8% (-2.1%), respectively," the report stressed. Mikhail Mishustin was trusted by 62.4% of respondents (-1.3% over the week).

Those surveyed also expressed their confidence in the heads of various parliamentary factions. Russia’s Communist Party (CPRF) leader Gennady Zyuganov was trusted by 34.7% of respondents (+2%), Sergey Mironov, the leader of A Just Russia - For Truth, received 33.1% (+1.8%), the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) Leonid Slutsky got 18.3% (+1.1%), and the leader of The New People party Alexey Nechaev procured 11.9% (+1.2%).

The poll also revealed that the level of support for the United Russia party stood at 41% (-0.6% over the week), with the CPRF supported by 10.1% (+0.1%). The LDPR got 9.1% (+0.5%), A Just Russia - For Truth was supported by 5.3% (-0.3%), and The New People party’s figures came to 4.3% (+0.2%).