The number of Russian citizens wishing to buy a piece of clothing or souvenir depicting President centuries Putin, has grown substantially, with Almost thirty percent of the residents of the state (28%), believe that the Distribution of the symbolism depicting the head of the country strengthens its credibility.
The distribution of the images of the President can neither strengthen nor to undermine his authority so say 45% of Russian citizens. Almost thirty percent of residents (28%) believes that such actions only reinforce the credibility and popularity of the first person of the country (2006 - 15%, and in 2001 only 8%). Only 17% report about it, because it represents the President in a negative light (2006 - 20% in 2001 to 42%), Izvestia reports. 3% of Russian citizens have a portrait or bust centuries Putin (in 2001 - less than 1%), and 13% would like to purchase. 75% of respondents have no desire to purchase a portrait of the leader of the country. In comparison with 2001 the percentage is significantly decreased when there were 87%). 2% of residents have in the wardrobe of the garment with the image of the President, for example a t-shirt or hoodie, or icon. Another 16% do not not want to buy a t-shirt, and 72% there is no desire. The survey also shows that one in every hundred Russian citizen has a caricature of Putin or Russian dolls with his image. 9% would like to buy this souvenir, and 80% are not interested. The survey was conducted by the Levada center and covered 1, 6 thousand People from 134 settlements in 46 Russian regions. According to sociologist "Levada-center" Karina pipe, respect the authority of the President in the part of the citizens of Russia results in actions such as buying t-shirts, badges and other items with his image. It is significant that during 10 years in practice doubled the share of those who believes that the Proliferation of such items says on strengthening its credibility and popularity." Another recent our Survey showed that confidence in the incumbent currently high, first, because of the approval of the foreign policy pursued by them concerning Ukraine, and reaction to punishment in Western countries. Secondly, citizens do not see any real alternative, which would have been widely known among residents and not discredited in one capacity or another, " said she. The fashion for t-shirts and shirts with the image of the President of the Russian Federation for the last period of time has not passed not only authorized the Russian show business, but even Hollywood stars. Last year t-shirts with the image of the Russian leader's clothed Steven Seagal and Mickey Rourke. In mid-February Poll by the Public opinion Foundation showed that electoral chart of the President of the Russian Federation increased to 74%, follows from the data of social research, published by the Public opinion Foundation " (FOM).