Who do the Ruskies Love?

The poll by the Levada Center asked a representative sample of 1,600 Russians to name the “top 10 most outstanding people of all time and all nations.” It also compiled a list of all 20 names that received more than 6 percent of the vote.

The results.  And I’m trying to find the list online, but can’t seem to beyond the news reports from June…

1.  Josef Stalin
2.  Vladimir Putin
3.  Aleksandr Pushkin
4.  Vladimir Lenin
5.  Peter the Great
6.  Yury Gagarin

Only three non-Russians made the top 20. French leader Napoleon Bonaparte garnered nine percent, followed by Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton, each receiving seven percent. The list closes with the first and only president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, who got six percent of the votes.

I’m hard pressed to say a poll of Americans would result in much less an American laden list.  Jesus would probably end up first.  Trump would find his way somewhere on the list.

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