Contents tagged with Levada Center

  • Russians’ trust in Putin falls to 9 years low

    President Vladimir Putin, who has ruled Russia for two decades, breaking records of all leaders, including Leonid Brezhnev, continues to lose the trust of Russians, despite the efforts of state propaganda, which diligently protects his image.

    In October 2021, the level of trust of Russians in the president fell to 53% reaching the minimum in the past 9 years, showed a survey by the Levada Center.

    Having lost almost a third of the record post-Crimean "trust", which was at 75-77%, Putin sank in …

  • Putin's approval rating drops to record low of 25%

    The level of Russians’ trust in President Vladimir Putin fell to 25%, in early April it was 28%, according to results of the survey conducted by Levada Center, a Russian independent, non-governmental polling and sociological research organization. In November 2017, the rating of confidence in the Russian president was at 59%.

    The survey participants were asked to "name 5-6 politicians" whom they "trust the most." A quarter of respondents mentioned Putin, 14% of respondents said that they trust …

  • Head of Levada Center: Russians' patience will only last 2 month

    "The patience of society will last for two months", said the head of the sociological research organization, Levada Center,  and predicted protests due to falling living standards

    By mid-summer, Russians may stage mass protests due to falling living standards, according to Lev Gudkov, head of the Levada Center.

    "I think that the society will have enough patience for another two months. That's for sure. But after two months people will begin to realize that the limit has been reached. Russian …

  • Poll: Putin's ratings fall to historic lows

    President Vladimir Putin continues to lose "approval" and "trust" in the eyes of Russians who are confined in quarantine, deprived of income and consider the government’s support to be insufficient, the sociological research organization, Levada Center has found.

    The poll, conducted on April 24-27, showed the President has the lowest ratings in his 20 years in office - both using "open" and on "closed" method of questions.

    As sociologists found out, at the end of April, 59% of respondents " …

  • Putin’s confidence level hits 7-year low

    The resignation of the government, the constitutional reforms and the promises to spend 4 trillion rubles (around $63 billion) on assisting the poor and families with children have been powerless to halt the downward slide of the Russian government’s ratings.

    Russian citizens’ level of confidence in President Vladimir Putin lost another 4 percentage points in January 2020, falling to 35%, the Levada Center reports, based on a survey carried out in 50 of Russia’s federal subjects.

    Compared to …

  • More than half of Russia’s youths want to emigrate

    The proportion of young people in Russia who do not want to link their future to the country has grown dramatically, the sociologists at the Levada Center have discovered.

    A survey conducted in September in 50 of Russia’s federal subjects showed that 53% of respondents between 18 and 24 years of age wanted to emigrate. Their numbers have jumped by nearly 50% compared to May, and hit a record for at least the 10 years of monitoring.

    The summer months, which were accompanied by protests in …