Russian Public Opinion of Vladimir Putin

Sociologist Lev Gudkov talked about Russian citizens' approval of President Vladimir Putin and how propaganda shapes mass perception. “The 86… read more

Sociologist Lev Gudkov talked about Russian citizens' approval of President Vladimir Putin and how propaganda shapes mass perception.

“The 86 Percent: Opinion Polling in Russia” was part of the Kennan Institute Distinguished Speaker Series at the Wilson Center, co-sponsored by the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at The George Washington University.

Remarks were in Russian with simultaneous translation.