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What word describes Putin? And Biden v. Trump on the management of Ukraine


Poll: What word describes Putin? And Biden v. Trump on the management of Ukraine

A new USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll finds little support for Russian President Vladimir Putin, but a mixed bag on whether Donald Trump would do a better job handling the crisis than Joe Biden.

  • A new USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll polled U.S. residents of Ukrainian and Russian descent.
  • They found very little support for Russian President Putin, but most support Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
  • Poll respondents are also split on whether Trump would have handled the crisis better than Biden.

What word best describes Vladimir Putin?

In a pair of exclusive USA TODAY/Suffolk University polls, we asked this question of 500 U.S. residents of Ukrainian descent and 500 residents of Russian descent. The answers weren’t pretty – and they weren’t different.

The most frequent response from both groups was “dictator” or “tyrant”. The second was “evil” or “monster”. Near the top of both lists were also “crazy/crazy” and a catch-all that looks something like the title of a famous children’s book: “awful/horrible/despicable/terrible”.

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