Russians still negative toward U.S., Ukraine – poll

14:25, 20 March 2019
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Such estimates are maintained for at least the past 12 months, according to a public opinion poll conducted by Russian NGO Levada Center, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports.

In particular, answering the question of how they feel about the United States as a whole, 34% of respondents answered "very good" and "mostly good." Some 56% of respondents have the opposite opinion ("mostly bad" and "very bad"), while 11% of respondents found the question hard to answer.

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When asked how they feel about the European Union, 42% of respondents answered "very good" and "mostly good." The opposite opinion is held by 45% ("mostly bad" and "very bad"), while 13% of respondents found the question hard to answer.

At the same time, when asked how they feel about Ukraine, 34% of respondents said "very good" and "mostly good." Another 56% have the opposite opinion ("mostly bad" and "very bad"), while 10% found the question difficult to answer.

At the same time, 87% of respondents have a positive attitude to the Republic of Belarus, with only 6% being negative, and 7% failing to answer.

The survey was conducted on February 15-20 on a representative all-Russian sample of the urban and rural population. A total of 1,600 people aged from 18 were questioned in 50 regions of Russia. The margin of error does not exceed 3.4%.

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