Half of the Russian population only trusts the president and 28% of people trust nobody. This was the result of a national survey carried out by ROMIR Monitoring. The survey showed that 14% of Russians trust the Church, 9% trust the government and the same number of people trust the army and the mass media. Just 1% of respondents said they trust political parties.
When respondents were asked how the Cabinet should be formed 46% of respondents said the current system should be kept in place while 24% claim the Cabinet should be chosen by the party which gains the most votes in the Duma elections. Meanwhile, 17% said the Cabinet should only include members of the winning party.
1500 respondents took part in the survey.
Forest fires in Siberia have been raging for three months already. They have become a disaster not only of Russian, but of global scale. The fires have already scorched 12 million hectares of land