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What do Russians think of Putin?

December 8th, 2015

Episode 750 of 1744 episodes

Since Vladimir Putin promised air strikes in Syria would make Russians safer, so-called Islamic State has blown up a jet with Russian holidaymakers over Sinai and Turkey has shot down a Russian bomber - so are Russians beginning to doubt President Putin's decision? The BBC's Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg drves two hours north of Moscow to find out how Russians view their president.

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