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Putin’s approval rating hits 81%

Putin’s approval rating hits 81%

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has risen to 81.3% over the week, according to a poll, released on Friday by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM). "Asked if they trust Putin, 81.3% …

Biden’s approval plunges to record low of 36%

Biden’s approval plunges to record low of 36%

U.S. President Joe Biden’s approval rating has fallen to the record-low figure of 36% against the backdrop of inflation in the country, Reuters reported citing results of its joint survey with the Ipsos pollster. According to the …

More Americans disapprove of Biden's handling of economy

More Americans disapprove of Biden's handling of economy

Biden approval rating improves slightly: poll U.S. President Joe Biden’s approval rating increased slightly over the past two months, according to a new poll, but the latest numbers illustrate frustrations the American public …

Fitch withdraws Russia's ratings

Fitch withdraws Russia's ratings

Fitch Ratings has withdrawn Russia’s ratings, the international rating agency reported on its website. "Fitch Ratings has withdrawn Russia's ratings. The withdrawals are for sanction-related reasons," the agency …

Azerbaijan protected from external economic pressures

Azerbaijan protected from external economic pressures

Azerbaijan is protected from the external economic pressures due to the events in Ukraine, according to Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s). Moody's expect current account balances to deteriorate for most …

Happiest and unhappiest countries in the world named

Happiest and unhappiest countries in the world named

For the fifth year in a row, Finland is the world's happiest country, according to World Happiness Report rankings based largely on life evaluations from the Gallup World Poll. The Nordic country and its neighbors Denmark, Norway, …

Fitch downgrades six Russian insurance companies

Fitch downgrades six Russian insurance companies

Fitch Ratings said it has downgraded six Russian insurance companies' insurer financial strength ratings, along with the debt rating of one Russian insurer. The companies are insurance joint stock company VSK, JSC IC Allianz, …

Moody's lowers Russia's rating for 2nd time in a week

Moody's lowers Russia's rating for 2nd time in a week

Moody's downgraded Russia's credit rating for the second time in a week amid the war in Ukraine. Russia's long-term issuer and senior unsecured local- and foreign-currency debt ratings were lowered to Ca from B3, the rating …

S&P lowered Russian rating to CCC-

S&P lowered Russian rating to CCC-

The international rating agency S&P downgraded the long-term sovereign rating of Russia in foreign currency from BB+ to CCC-and the long-term rating in the national currency from BBB-to CCC-, the rating agency said on its website. …

Fitch downgrades Turkey's credit rating

Fitch downgrades Turkey's credit rating

Turkey's soft financial policy may fix inflation rate at a high level, according to the report of Fitch Ratings. According to Fitch Ratings analysts, such a policy may exacerbate the consequences of weakening Turkish lira and …

Biden approval rating drops below 40%

Biden approval rating drops below 40%

Approval of U.S. President Joe Biden's performance in the White House continues to weaken as the administration works to deal with the Ukraine border conflict, rising inflation, the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and …

Biden approval rating drops again

Biden approval rating drops again

Just one-third of Americans approve of the job U.S. President Biden is doing, a new low for the president, in a Quinnipiac University poll. The poll showed Biden's approval rating had dipped slightly from …

Biden disapproval hits record high

Biden disapproval hits record high

U.S. President Joe Biden's disapproval rating reached a new high in December, according to a new CNBC-Change Research poll.  Overall, the survey showed 56% of voters disapproved of Biden's performance in office, an …

Elon Musk named Time 2021 Person of the Year

Elon Musk named Time 2021 Person of the Year

Time magazine has named CEO of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk as Person of the Year. "Person of the Year is a marker of influence, and few individuals have had more influence than Musk on life on Earth, and potentially life off Earth …

Moscow ranks first in terms of innovations against COVID-19

Moscow ranks first in terms of innovations against COVID-19

The ranking was based on a global map of innovative solutions for combating the global pandemic and assessments of about 100 leading cities in 40 countries. The Global Map was created in March 2020 with over a thousand solutions added to it over …

Biden job approval rating hits record low

Biden job approval rating hits record low

U.S. President Joe Biden’s job approval rating slumped to a record low of 41% in a new poll, driven largely by growing disapproval from Democratic and independents. The survey, conducted by The Washington Post and ABC News, …

Biden's job rating sinks in NBC poll

Biden's job rating sinks in NBC poll

 A majority of Americans now disapprove of U.S. President Joe Biden's job performance, while half give him low marks for competence and uniting the country, according to results from the latest national NBC News poll. …