Majority of Ukrainians believe Tymoshenko defends her own interests

17:48, 17 February 2009
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According to results of a poll

A majority of Ukrainians (some 59.1% of those polled) believe that activities of Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko are aimed at defense of her own interests and that of her entourage.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, these are the results of a poll carried out by “Sofia” Center for Social Studies.

According to the results of the poll, some 77.7% of respondents are unsatisfied with the economic policy of Yulia Tymoshenko’s government. Some 71.8% believe that the incumbent government is not able to lead economics out of crisis and even change the situation in Ukraine to better. Some 18.1% of respondents share an opposite opinion.

Some 59.1% of those polled believe that Yulia Tymoshenko’s activities are aimed at defense of her own interests and that of her entourage. Another some 4.2% said her activities are aimed at defense of interests of foreign states. Only a fourth (some 23.9%) believe that Yulia Tymoshenko works for the sake of national interests.

The poll was carried out on February 3-12 of 2009 in all regions of Ukraine. On the whole, 2018 respondents aged over 18 years old were questionned. The error margin does not exceed 2.2%.

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