Eight percent of Russians trust Armenia’s President Armen Sarkissian.
Such are the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VCIOM) data with respect to how Russians assess the other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Traditionally, from among all CIS countries, Belarus and Kazakhstan enjoy the greatest liking by and support of Russians. As per the VCIOM survey, 14 percent of Russians, however, favor Armenia in this regard.
In addition, 12 percent of the Russian respondents said the rights of the Russian-speaking population are more protected in Armenia.