Russian president Putin’s trust rate at 59 per cent: Poll

SOCHI, RUSSIA - OCTOBER 23, 2019: Russia's President Vladimir Putin addresses a plenary session of the 2019 Russia-Africa Economic Forum at the Sirius Park of Science and Art. Mikhail Metzel/TASS. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

MOSCOW, Jun 27, 2020, Xinhua. Results of the latest poll showed on Friday (Jun 26) that 59 percent of Russians trust President Vladimir Putin, up from 58 percent a week ago, ESCN reported.

On June 19-21, the Moscow-based Public Opinion Foundation surveyed 4,000 adults, 31 percent of whom said they did not trust Putin, down from 32 percent in the previous week, and 10 percent declined to answer.

While assessing Putin’s performance as the Russian president, 62 percent of respondents believed he did a good job, while 26 percent did not think so and the rest declined to answer.

The results were published as a referendum on constitutional amendments, which if adopted will allow Putin to participate in the 2024 presidential race, and is open from Thursday to July 1.

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