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FEB 16, 2013 - Forbes

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Vladimir Putin's Approval Rating Just Hit An All-Time Low

During the height of Russia's energy boom, Vladimir Putin's poll numbers routinely hovered in the stratosphere. In the fall of 2008, with Putin basking in the glow of victory in a short, easy war with Georgia, with oil at $140 a barrel, and with Russia's economy chugging along at 5% growth, roughly 9 in 10 Russians approved of his performance. 9 in 10! Putin was arguably the single most popular politician in the world, and his position appeared completely unassailable.

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