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08-30-2006, 08:29 AM
Putin's approval rating still high - poll


MOSCOW. Aug 29 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval rating currently stands at 87%, according to a poll conducted amongst 1,600 respondents across 46 Russian regions by the All-Russian Center for Public Opinion Studies (VTsIOM).

Forty-six percent of respondents approved of the work of the State Duma, 47% of trades unions and 38% of political parties.

Of the 10% of respondents who did not approve of Putin. 30% explained their opinion by saying that there had been no real change in the quality of life of Russians, 17% by saying Putin had reneged on his promises, and 7% by saying that he is too western orientated.

08-30-2006, 04:58 PM
Let's see Chavez's and Nasrallah's poll numbers compared to Bush. Not very good.

08-30-2006, 05:04 PM
Well, let's all remember here that Bush says he doesn't run his administration based on popular vote... So I guess that shows.

08-30-2006, 08:12 PM
go putin!