In the United States dramatically increased Putin’s popularity


RIA Novosti

Vladimir Putin’s rating among US citizens rose sharply. With the confidence of the Russian President are 34% of Americans. The survey was conducted by the Pew research center. The results of the study are published on the website of the organization.

In the survey participated 1505 U.S. citizens 18 years or older. In comparison with the year 2015, Russian President’s popularity in the US has doubled. The survey also was conducted in other countries. It turned out that the level of support for Putin is higher than that of the American President Donald trump, in 22 countries. In 13 countries, the respondents gave preference to the head of the United States. Most of all, the gap in preferences in favor of Putin recorded in Greece and Lebanon (31%), Vietnam — 21%. The actions of the Russian President on the international scene are more support than the actions of the White house, and in countries considered traditional allies of the US. In Germany (25% Putin vs 11% trump), South Korea (27% and 17%), France (18% and 14%), Japan (28% and 24%), Italy (26% and 25%), Spain (7% and 5%) of the citizens have more trust in Putin than Trump.