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Putin’s trust rating hits 85% historical high

The latest poll has shown that 85 percent of Russian citizens trust President Vladimir Putin and 74 percent say they would vote for him if presidential elections were held next weekend.

The poll, conducted by the Public Opinion Foundation on February 7-8 and released on February 13, shows that the current 85 percent trust rating is up from 75 percent in February 2014. The share of those who said they were ready to vote for Putin was also up from 45 percent one year ago.

84 percent of those polled said they approved of Putin’s work as president and only 7 percent admitted they were discontented with it. Continue reading Putin’s trust rating hits 85% historical high

Elections in Donetsk People’s Republic absolutely legitimate — Russian observers

DONETSK, November 3. /TASS/. The elections in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) have been absolutely legitimate and should be recognized by Russia, Russian lawmakers who have monitored the eastern Ukrainian republic’s elections said on Monday. Continue reading Elections in Donetsk People’s Republic absolutely legitimate — Russian observers