Friday, March 27, 2015

27/3/15: That Russian Liberal Opposition: Facts Piling Up...

Recently, I wrote about the sorry state of the Russian liberal democratic opposition ( and Putin's strong showing in public ratings. Here is another data set, this time reflecting this week's data:

Q: Imagine that next Sunday there will be presidential election in Russia. Which politicians would you give your vote to? President Putin's share of the vote:


Here's the link to longer-dated series: and a snapshot from the same (I omit spoiled votes and those who are not planning to vote):

I have trouble spotting viable liberal opposition that can be supported by a democratic regime change. But may be I am just not seeing something... like it or not, but these are the numbers we have...

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