5% OF RUSSIANS THINK PUTIN UTTERLY UNFIT

The All-Russia Centre for Public Opinion Research has conducted a survey according to which 5% of Russian are completely unsatisfied with how Vladimir Putin fulfils his duties as Russia’s President. 13% of those polled think he does it poorly, 34%, satisfactory, 32%, good, and 10%, very successfully. 8% of the respondents are sure the President is very bad at solving Russia’s economic problems, 18%, bad, 40%, medium, 23%, good, and 4%, excellent. In the opinion of 3% of the Russians, Russia’s head of state is completely unable to tackle foreign policy issues, while 9% think Mr. Putin just not good enough at it. 31% are of the opinion that he is not bad at it, 34%, he is good at it, and 10% think Mr. Putin is coping excellently, IMA-press reports. According to 14% of those polled, Mr. Putin is unable to solve the Chechen problem at all while 23% think he can, but hardly. 32% consider Mr. Putin’s work satisfactory, 20%, not bad, 5%, successful.