The number of citizens who support the withdrawal of the Russian Black Sea Fleet from Crimea in 2017 is growing.

These are the results of a poll forwarded to UNIAN by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology.

In particular, compared with results of the poll carried out at the beginning of summer, the ratio of those supporting the Russian pull-out of Crimea has grown from some 22% to some 29%. Another some 17% said Ukraine must press Russia to take out its ships as soon as possible. Some 27% of those polled could not answer the question. Besides, the number of those who believed that Ukraine must prolong the stay of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Crimea after the y 2017 has reduced from some 33% to some 27%.

The poll was carried out on August 14-19. The error margin does not exceed 3.5%.