Russians' trust in Vladimir Putin falls to a 13-year low according to state pollster 

Mail Online | 1/22/2019 | Joel Adams For Mailonline
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Public trust in President Vladimir Putin has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years, according to a Russian state pollster.

The new figures will be considered a setback for the Kremlin, which works hard to burnish Putin’s image as a wise father-of-the-nation-style leader.

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The poll, by the Public Opinion Research Centre, found that trust in Putin had fallen to 33.4 percent, its lowest level since 2006, according to Reuters news agency.

The results do not pose an immediate problem for the President, who won a landslide election victory and a new six-year mandate in March last year, but could embolden would-be successors to begin what is likely to be a long game of jostling for position.

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Putin’s overall approval rating, which is different from his trust rating, is still high at...
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