The majority of Russians (51%) trust Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a recent survey by the Agency for Regional Political Research. 1500 people where questioned in 32 subjects of the Russian Federation in the survey which was conducted last week. On the question of Which social institution do you most trust? 12% of the respondents said that they most trust the Church, 10% trust the army and the government and 9% trust the media. 5% of respondents said they most trust the police, 3% trust the Federation Council and State Duma. Only 1% of respondents most trusted political parties. In addition, 46% of respondents more or less trust the government and 52% do not.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18