Russian President Vladimir Putin is quite popular in his home country.
The Russian leader enjoys a nearly 90 percent approval rating according to a nationwide poll published Thursday, NBC News reports.
Pollsters in Russia credit his high ratings to military moves in Syria.
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"Such high approval rating of the president of Russia had to do mostly with the events in Syria, [and] Russian airstrikes on terrorist positions," VTsIOM said on its website.
The poll surveyed 1,600 people and had a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.