Russian Public Wary of Obama July 2, 2009 Questionnaire/Methodology (PDF) When President Obama arrives in Russia for the Moscow summit he may face a cool reception. A new poll of Russians, conducted by the Levada Center as part of a larger poll finds that just 23 percent of RussiansContinue Reading

Obama Rockets to Top of Poll on Global Leaders June 29, 2009 Putin and Ahmadinejad Receive Lowest Marks Country-by-Country Summaries (PDF) Questionnaire/Methodology (PDF) US President Barack Obama has the confidence of many publics around the world – inspiring far more confidence than any other world political leader according to aContinue Reading

World Poll Finds Global Leadership Vacuum June 16, 2008 Bush Widely Mistrusted, But No Other Leader Does Much Better Only UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Gets Moderately Positive Ratings Click here to view Newsweek International’s Cover Story About the Poll Country-by-Country Summaries (PDF) Questionnaire/methodology (PDF) Press Release (PDF) Full PDFContinue Reading

G7 Citizens Critical of Putin’s Impact on Russian Democracy: BBC Poll February 25, 2008 Full report (PDF) A majority of G7 citizens regard President Putin as a “negative influence on democracy and human rights in Russia,” according to a BBC World Service poll. Fifty-six percent of respondents from Canada, France,Continue Reading