Television as a source of information, trust, almost 60% of Russians.
About 30% of Russians believe that high-ranking officials of the Russian Federation (RF) "mostly lying". This is according to a poll conducted by "Levada Center".
As noted, the Russian citizens express an opinion on the partiality of the highest officials. So, about 36% of the respondents, "describing the situation in the economy, health care, pension security, the fight against crime" and other areas, officials have "sometimes speak the truth", and sometimes hide it.
It is reported that about 30% believe that policymakers are "mostly lying", speaking about the situation in the country and 12% think that they are hiding the truth "always." Only 2% are confident that officials will never lie about the situation in Russia, and 12% believe they are "mostly telling the truth."
Note that according to the poll, Russians as a trusted source of information:
Internet publications (20%);
friends, relatives (12%).