Why Do Russians Love Vladimir Putin?

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Russia’s unemployment rate continues to fall, but President Putin’s approval rating is sky-high. So why is Putin so loved in Russia?

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Millions more Russians living in poverty as economic crisis bites
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/mar/22/millions-more-russians-living-in-poverty-as-economic-crisis-bites
“An average of 19.2 million Russians – or 13.4% of the population – were living last year on less than 9,452 roubles ($139) a month, the minimum subsistence level determined by the Russian government in the fourth quarter.”

The July approval and trust ratings
http://www.levada.ru/old/23-07-2015/iyulskie-reitingi-odobreniya-i-doveriya

Vladimir Putin’s approval rating at record levels
http://www.theguardian.com/world/datablog/2015/jul/23/vladimir-putins-approval-rating-at-record-levels
“Vladimir Putin’s approval rating is at record levels, with nine out of 10 Russians saying they have a positive view of their president. Putin had an approval of 87% in July, and an all-time high of 89% in June, according to Levada Centre polling.”

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