Over 68% of Ukrainians don't trust Poroshenko – poll

13:29, 26 October 2017
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Some 68.2% of Ukrainians do not trust their President, Petro Poroshenko, while 73.1% have no confidence in the Ukrainian government, according to a poll conducted by the Razumkov Center sociological service on October 6-11, 2017.

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At the same time, the survey showed that 24.8% of the respondents trust the president, whereas 19.8% of them have confidence in the government.

Some 15.3% of respondents trust the National Bank of Ukraine, while 75.2% of the Ukrainians distrust the regulator. Indicators for the Verkhovna Rada (the parliament) are 13.8% and 80.7%, respectively.

According to the poll, a mere 11.2% of respondents have confidence in the state apparatus. At the same time, 80.7% of them do not trust the civil servants.

Some 6.7% of the polled fully support the actions of the Ukrainian president, 35.2% of citizens support some of his actions, while 50.4% of Ukrainians do not support any of the president's efforts. Respectively, indicators for government actions are 3.2%, 33.8%, and 54.0%, those of the prime minister are 6.0%, 33.8%, and 50.8%, the Verkhovna Rada 2.9%, 27.9%, and 61.6%, the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada 3.8%, 25.5%, 59.1%, and the National Bank 3.2%, 17.1%, and 63.5%.

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UNIAN memo. A total of 2,018 respondents aged 18 and over were interviewed in all regions of Ukraine, except for Crimea and the occupied areas in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, where the adult population selected in keeping with key social and demographic indicators was interviewed.

The sample of the poll was a multi-stage and random with a quota selection of respondents at the last stage. The theoretical margin of error (excluding the design effect) does not exceed 2.3% with 0.95% probability.

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