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The approval rating of Russian President Vladimir Putin grew after his address to the Federal Assembly, delivered on January 15. On Friday, January 17, reports “Interfax” with reference to General Director all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM) Valery Fedorov.
According to him, on Thursday, 16 January, the approval rating of the Russian leader was 67 percent and the day before was 64 percent. In addition, decreased from 27 to 24 percent, the proportion of negatively assess the activities of Putin’s citizens. 49 percent of survey participants considered convincing the President during a speech, and eight percent hold the opposite opinion.
“30% said the message made them fully positive impression, 51% — rather positive. As you can see, four-fifths positively impressed with the message,” concluded Fyodorov.
The survey involved 1,600 respondents aged 18 years.
Putin delivered a message to the Federal Assembly on 15 January, during it was announced the idea of the need to amend the Constitution. Following the event, set up a working group to discuss initiatives of the Russian leader, which included about 70 people and the Russian government has resigned. His former head Dmitry Medvedev said that the new Cabinet will be more effective to cope with the tasks set by the Russian leader.
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