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Americans’ Sour on Russia

With all eyes on Russia for the winter Olympics, Americans’ opinions about the country are at a at 20 year low. According to Gallup, 60 percent of Americans have an unfavorable view of Russia while only 34 percent view the country favorably. From Gallup:

There has been a clear downward trend since 2012 when Vladimir Putin took back the Presidency in 2012. It it interesting to see how Putin’s decision to take a more adversarial position against American policy managed to turn Americans’ popular opinion about the whole country.

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Americans Sour on Russia

With all eyes on Russia for the winter Olympics, Americans’ opinions about the country are at a at 20 year low. According to Gallup, 60 percent of Americans have an unfavorable view of Russia while only 34 percent view the country favorably. From Gallup:

There has been a clear downward trend since 2012 when Vladimir Putin took back the Presidency in 2012. It it interesting to see how Putin’s decision to take a more adversarial position against American policy managed to trickle down to popular opinion about the whole country.

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Jon Walker

Jon Walker

Jonathan Walker grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006. He is now living in the Washington DC area. He created a politics and policy blog, The Walker Report (http://jwalkerreport.blogspot.com/).