Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin still considered the favorite of the presidential elections scheduled for March 4, 2012 According to the poll of All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM), his rating for the week rose from 48% to 52%.
Rating CPRF leader Gennady Zyuganov rose from 10% to 11%. A number of people willing to vote for the leaders of the "Fair Russia" and "Apple" for the week decreased. Thus, from 5% to 4% rating fell by Sergey Mironov, and from 2% to 1% - Grigory Yavlinsky. From 3% to 2% rating has fallen businessman Mikhail Prokhorov.
Next - such indicators: 9%, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, 0% - from Dmitry Mezentsev, and 0% - at Outrage RC.
The survey polls January 14 was attended by 1,600 people in 153 settlements in 46 regions and republics of Russia. The statistical error does not exceed 3.4%.
Earlier the head of VTsIOM Valery Fyodorov said that Putin's popularity stems from the fact that "it has provided income growth, end the war in Chechnya," and the fact that Russia has "power as a whole gained credibility and support."