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[-] [email protected] 69 points 6 months ago

I'm not really sure why Russian popular opinion is relevant in this case.

Also, "Surveying public opinion in Russia is complicated, with the Kremlin's war propaganda and fierce repression of anti-war sentiment obscuring the real picture."

[-] [email protected] 29 points 6 months ago

Yeah, I feel like any kind of poll that comes out of Russia right now is kinda meaningless.

[-] [email protected] 18 points 6 months ago* (last edited 6 months ago)

On top of that, what do you think russians will answer when the "moscow-based levada center" asks them if they would not support Putin if X happens...

[-] [email protected] 9 points 6 months ago

Yeah no shit is it "complicated". The question is mostly if you want to support the war in a vague and indirect sense, or if you prefer supporting the war directly from a penal battalion.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 6 months ago* (last edited 6 months ago)

It will be noticeable when they change their minds

[-] [email protected] 2 points 6 months ago* (last edited 6 months ago)

I think “noticeable” would be an understatement! 🔥

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