The Levada Center report shows that Russians are angry about high-level corruption in the government. While taking part in an anti-corruption protest in Moscow, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested. Navalny moved the rally there from a different location in the capital.
Navalny was always on a collision course with the police. At least 5,000 attended protests in Moscow and more went to events in over 200 other cities, it provides the support for Navalny. This chart shows the Russians attitude towards high-level government corruption.
47% - Corruption is highly significant
32% - Corruption is fully permeated
13% - Corruption is insignificant
7% - Difficult to say
1% - No corruption
Whereas 42% said that the Russian president is responsible in large part and only 9% said he could not be responsible for all of it. 25% feels Vladimir was fully responsible, and 20% of Russian people feel Putin was only partly involved in corruption. Another 4% of people said it was difficult to say.
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