Disinfo: Americans love Putin and Russia more and more


The Americans love Russian president Vladimir Putin and Russia more. Also, more Republicans like Russia and Putin.


According to Pew Research Centre, views of Russia are especially negative in Europe and North America. Only 21% of Americans have a favourable opinion of Russia. The 2018 study mentions that "Americans’ confidence in Putin has eroded somewhat, from 30% in 2007 to 21% today". At the same time, 27% of Republicans express favourable views of Russia (44% in 2003).

According to a Gallup study, Americans' attitude regarding Russia is now the worst since the collapse of the USSR.

Further debunking by The Insider.


  • Reported in: Issue 130
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/12/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, US
  • Keywords: fake statistics, Vladimir Putin


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