Yevgeny Prigozhin’s failed rebellion sharply dented his domestic support, but nearly 30% of Russians continue to view the Wagner mercenary leader positively, according to opinion polls whose results were released Monday.

Results from two surveys conducted in June by Russian Field, a nonpartisan Moscow-based research company, found that Prigozhin’s decision to march his Wagner mercenaries on Moscow on June 24 reversed a steady rise in opinion polls that had made him one of Russia’s most popular wartime leaders.

Prigozhin’s short lived-rebellion, which he called off within hours, had posed the most dramatic challenge to President Vladimir Putin’s leadership in his two decades in power.