Putin's high approval ratings not real: protest group

November 21, 2014 3:18 PM

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Putin's high approval ratings not real: protest group

LONDON (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin may not be as popular as opinion polls suggest in Russia because the public has only limited access to information and the media is tightly controlled, members of the feminist punk protest band Pussy Riot said.

Putin's approval ratings have soared to more than 80 percent since the start of the crisis in Ukraine and remained high despite an economic downturn and currency crisis.

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