With Russian troops bogged down in a war in Ukraine, and the country economically isolated by the West, a new poll of Russian citizens indicates overwhelming public support for President Vladimir Putin.

What Happened: The poll, administered by the state-run polling firm VTsIOM, finds that 78% of respondents support Putin, which is up from 70% when the poll was conducted in February, as reported by the Daily Express.

Many observers are questioning the legitimacy of the results, considering that VTsIOM is a polling unit owned and operated …

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