Political analyst: the approval rating of Putin’s work is associated with the operation in Syria

Political analyst: the approval rating of Putin’s work is associated with the operation in Syria


The approval rating of Russian President Vladimir Putin has hit a new high, reaching 89.9 percent. According to the Director of the Center for political information Alexei Mukhin, such a maximum is due to successful holding of the Syrian operation with Russia.

MOSCOW, 22 Oct. Update high approval rating of President Vladimir Putin due to the successful holding of Russia operations in Syria against the terrorist organization “Islamic state” and also emphasized the sovereign behavior of the Russian leadership against the U.S., said the General Director of the Center for political information Alexei Mukhin.

According to another opinion poll, the approval rating of Russian President Vladimir Putin has hit a new high, reaching 89.9 percent. As sociologists note, 26% of respondents said that the events in Syria, the Russian air force strikes on the positions of the terrorists the main events over the past week.

“This is due, primarily, with events in Syria and until successful completion of the Syrian operation with Russia. It is clear that Russia manages to avoid being drawn into political conflict and solve tactical and, more importantly, strategic goals, and showed that the recent visit of Bashar al-Assad to Moscow”, — said Mukhin.

“This is, as I understand it, and emphasized the sovereign behavior of the Russian leadership in the geopolitical arena against the USA makes Putin more and more attractive figure and inside the country and outside,” added the expert.

A high level of support will continue until the election

The expert did not rule out the possibility that the rating could change in the future, including to decline.

“The rating will come with time, as said Vladimir Putin in his time, of course, some volatility in the future is quite likely, it could happen”, — says the analyst.

Mukhin recalled also about the utilitarian attitude to the ratings: “have a good rating — well, not a good rating — it means you need to work better”, which the President repeatedly emphasized.

According to Mukhin, in the period remaining before the presidential elections in Russia, there will be a high level of support for Putin, “because while the Russian government makes foreign policy mistakes, maintains control over the situation in the country.”