Putin’s approval rating remained at 82% for the second month in a row

The approval rating of Russian President Vladimir Putin for two months from July is kept at 82%. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to data of the Levada center.

The Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev satisfied with 48% of Russians do not approve of his activities 51%, which is 7% above the July figure.

The activities of the government, the majority of respondents — 53% — were dissatisfied. Praised his work 46% (in July the figure will be 51 and 48%, respectively).

According to the study, 62% of respondents are dissatisfied with the activities of the state Duma. The approval rating of the lower house of Parliament was the lowest since the beginning of the year level and amounted to 37%.

In addition to the proposal to assess the activities of political structures, the respondents were asked to name 5-6 politicians who they trust. Topped the list of President Vladimir Putin (52%), in second place was the defense Minister Sergei Shoigu (24%), followed by Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Shoigu (22%).

According to the Levada center, 19% of Russians do not trust any politicians, 12% said the lack of interest in politics in General.

Also sociological service said that in the past month increased the percentage of Russians who believe the situation in the country is going in the right direction — 51 versus 46% in the previous month.

A sociological survey was conducted from 26 to 29 August among 1,600 people aged 18 years in 48 regions of Russia. The statistical error of the studies does not exceed 3.4%.

In early August, sociologists have noticed that Vladimir Putin over the past year and a half became less sympathetic to the Russians, it increases indifference. About it became known according to results of a survey by the Levada center. The most popular answers about his attitude to Putin was “I can’t say anything bad about him” (31%), “Sympathy” (29%), “Neutral, indifferent attitude” (17%).

In March 2015, the number of those sympathetic to Putin the Russians was 37%.