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Putin's popularity soars in Russia

Charles Maynes, Urals, Russia
April 3, 2014

Vladimir Putin has been condemned by the international community for annexing Crimea. But in Russia he's never been more popular - particularly as you head out into Russia's heartland. A recent opinion poll put Putin's approval ratings at 80 percent. Reporter Charles Maynes traveled out to the Ural Mountain town of Serov to talk to locals about their view of Kremlin policies in Ukraine.

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