Putin wins strong millennial following as Russian election looms – NBC News

But despite corruption claims, political imprisonments and the suspicious deaths of many of Putin critics, the majority of young people support the former KGB agent.

A recent poll carried out by the Levada Center, Russia’s only major independent pollster, shows 86 percent of respondents aged 18 to 24 approved of Putin’s actions as president. He enjoys the same approval rating in the 25- to 39-year-old category.

A glass stand at Project Network displays a pair of rings bearing Putin’s face. A note next to them reads: “Putinversteher,” which means “those who understand Putin” in German.

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https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/putin-s-millennial-fans-can-t-wait-russian-election-n833406

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