Putin’s Popularity

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Accusations that Russia may have played a role in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine have only added to Vladimir Putin’s international PR problems. But inside Russia, Putin’s popularity is at an all-time high. A recent Gallup poll says that 83 percent of Russians approve of his job performance.


Masha Gessen - staff writer at the New Yorker - @mashagessen

Madeleine Brand

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