According to the results of the Levada Center poll, 54% of Russians want Vladimir Putin to remain president after 2024, Vedomosti reported.

A total of 38% of respondents said they would not want Putin to stay in the Kremlin after the current date.

Up to a record 8%, the share of those who found it difficult to answer declined.

At the same time, since July 2001 up to 43% has grown the share of respondents who say that people trust Putin because they do not see an alternative. In 2016, 29% of respondents thought so.

The study was conducted from 18 to 24 July among 1606 respondents.