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MOSCOW, December 11. /TASS/. More than one third of Russians (35%) demonstrated interest in the President Vladimir Putin’s state of the nation address to the Federal Assembly on December 3, the Russian Public Opinion Research Center said in a poll published on its website on Friday.
"Respondents who personally watched the address or learned about it from the news positively assessed the issues of fighting against terrorism (13%), imposing sanctions on Turkey (13%), the proposal to extend the maternity capital program (13%), domestic policy developments and so on," the pollster said in a press release.
More than half of respondents familiar with the state of the nation address (57%) noted that they were inspired by it.
Among the topics that Russians expected from Putin but did not hear are the pension system reform (12%), social policy (7%), ways out of the crisis (5%), increasing salaries (5%).