Putin’s rating in the United States peaked in the last 14 years
Moscow. 22 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the approval Rating of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the United States peaked in the last 14 years, said on Tuesday The Hill, citing the results of a study of the Gallup Institute.
The activity of the Russian leader endorses 21 percent of respondents. Such indicators were last recorded in 2003. At the same time in 2015 about Putin spoke positively only 15% of respondents.
This surge is primarily due to the change in attitude of supporters of the Republican party: if in 2015 the President of the Russian Federation has approved only 12% of them in 2017, its popularity has increased to 32%.
Supporters of the Democrats, by contrast, are more reserved attitude to the head of the Russian Federation. In 2015 in his favor had been 15%, in 2017 — only 10%.
In General, about Russia responds favorably 28% of Americans, 70% treat her with disapproval.
The researchers note that the survey was conducted in the second month of the presidency of Donald trump in the background of his statements of intent to improve relations with Moscow.