The rating of the Russian president and premier remains high amid the crisis, a source at the Levada Center told Interfax on Wednesday.
Seventy-two percent of Russians said in October they approved of President Dmitry Medvedev, and forty percent said they trusted the president.
Seventy-eight percent approved of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, and forty-nine percent said they had confidence in the premier.
In all, fifty-two percent of Russians approved of the government work.
Confidence in the authorities has been invariably high in the past three months, Levada Center said. Apart from the president and the premier, the top ten of Russian officials and politicians includes Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Shoigu (14%), Liberal Democratic Party leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky (10%), Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov (9%), Deputy Premier Sergei Ivanov (6%), Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (6%), Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov (5%), St. Petersburg Governor Valentina Matviyenko (5%) and Kemerovo Governor Aman Tuleyev (5%).