Russia and IS terrorism top global fears survey

13:40, 20 July 2015
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A new Pew survey reveals that, among other major challenges like climate change, Russia's increasingly unpredictable leadership is perceived worldwide as one of the gravest threats.

43% of Americans and 44% of the Poles  believe Russia is one of the biggest threats to their countries while in Ukraine, 62% of the respondents chose Vladimir Putin as more parlous than the country’s struggling economy.

Meanwhile, in Russia, the highest-ranking concern of any issue tested earlier is the economy, with 43% fearing that it jeopardizes their well-being, according to Ukraine Today.

Publics in 19 of 40 nations believe that the climate change stands out as their nations’ gravest threat.

See’s video section for more of the latest news from Ukraine in video from Ukraine Today, Ukraine’s 24-hour English-language news channel.

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