See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Faced with foreign pressure, Russians rally around Putin, poll shows

Posted on AllSides March 31st, 2022
From The Left
Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, via Reuters

President Vladimir V. Putin’s approval ratings have reached levels unseen in years, according to an independent poll released on Thursday, as many Russians rally around the flag in the face of mounting international pressure.

Eighty-three percent of Russians said they approved of Mr. Putin’s actions, up from 69 percent in January, according to a poll by the Levada Center, an independent pollster in Moscow. Ratings of many other government institutions, as well as the governing party, have also gone up, the poll indicated.

Some observers believe polls in Russia do not reflect...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/31/world/europe/putin-approval-rating-russia.html

More News about Russia from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right