VTSIOM: Putin’s approval rating has reached a historic high of almost 90%

MOSCOW, October 22. The rating of approval of Russian President Vladimir Putin reached a historical maximum of almost 90%. These are published on Thursday data from a survey conducted by the Russian center for public opinion research (VTSIOM).

According to the study, the rating of approval of activity of Putin set a new record – 89,9%. Thus updated the previous high, recorded in June of 2015 (average for the month to 89.1%).

Experts explain the VCIOM high level of approval of work of the head of state by the events in Syria, air strikes by Russian aircraft on the positions of terrorists (these events are called major for the last week, 26% of respondents).

The initiative Russian opinion poll was conducted on October 17-18, 2015. Interviewed 1600 people in 130 populated localities in 46 regions, territories and republics of Russia. The statistical error does not exceed 3.5%.