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55% View Vladimir Putin Very Unfavorably

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s popularity is surging in Russia, but his ratings in America are at their most negative. 

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 83% of Likely U.S. Voters have an unfavorable impression of Putin, including 55% who view him Very Unfavorably. Just eight percent (8%) of voters view Putin favorably, with one percent (1%) who view him Very Favorably. Three percent (3%) say they have never heard of him. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 22-23, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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