Anya asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 9 years ago

Do Russians actually like Putin and Medvedev?

Or is it all propaganda and the presidency controlled and corrupted?

Update:

No, I really doubt it's similar to the situation with Obama here, in that some people like him and some don't. I believe it's much worse there.

I realise they're not allowed to say anything publicly, but I'm trying to figure out what the truth is, public or not.

Isn't Medvedev just a puppet? And what is this deal about him and Putin switching roles from Prime Minister to President? Isn't that ridiculous - "you take my place and I take your's"? They sound like children.

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  • 9 years ago
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    I heard a visitor on Squawk Box a few days ago comment that

    Russia was more a criminal enterprise than a country.

    I know almost next to nothing about present day Russia since I spend so much

    time trying to understand the problems in the Western World.

    But it does look VERY suspicious that Putin and Medvedev

    seem to be playing musical chairs with Russia's leadership.

  • cobble
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    no longer something sinister approximately it. that's difficult to barter in an election 3 hundred and sixty 5 days. what's sinister approximately that? the two Bush and Clinton additionally tried to barter that treaty. so, i assume you think of the two Clinton or maybe Bush have been attempting their superb to disarm the U. S..

  • Oirdne
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Some like, some dislike. Many people really like them.

    Do not believe everything you hear. I will tell you a secret. All the media of any country including your own are just brain-washers.

    Source(s): Russian.
  • Chris
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    Well they "liked" all the Premiers they had in the Soviet era and it looks like that may be returning so I would say b.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Like ?

    Probably about the same as the US liking it's own President.

    Some do and some don't.

  • 9 years ago

    You ask that as though Russians really have a say in who runs their government.

    The U.S. of A. is run by American corporations.

    And Russia is run by mobsters and ex KGB agents.

  • E D
    Lv 5
    9 years ago

    if they don't they still can't say so publicly.

  • 9 years ago

    I don't know , who they've been told to like!

  • 9 years ago

    No ... They are like 'good cop, bad cop' ... !

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