Sputnik Evgeny Biatov
The Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion conducted a citizen’s survey on the 2020 harvest.
Among the many questions asked by the center’s experts to Russian citizens was a question about a politician who wanted citizens to welcome the New Year with him so that he could sit with them at the celebration table.
The center suggested that citizens choose 5 politicians who could invite them to participate in the New Year’s Eve.
Poll respondents highlighted 18 politicians who favored them. The list was topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who garnered 49% of the poll respondents’ votes.
The second place was occupied by the head of the Russian Liberal Democratic Party, which won 29% of the votes of those polled.
And the Prime Minister, Michael Mishustin, ranked third, with 18% of the votes cast.
It is noteworthy that the Russian defense minister, Sergey Shoigu, ranked fourth (7%), followed by the head of the Russian Communist Party, Gennady Zyuganov, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov (5% each).
And 3% each went to former Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, State Duma (Russian Parliament) Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and opposition politician Alexei Navalny.
The former governor accused of murder, Sergei Forgal, received 2%.
Source: Komsomolskaya Pravda