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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov top the rating of public trust.

This is seen from findings of a poll conducted by the Rating Sociological Group on March 26-28.

According to the results, 46% of the respondents trust in the incumbent president, while 51% do not trust. Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov has 31% and 36%, respectively, and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov enjoys 22% and 68%, respectively.

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The leaders of the anti-rating are the following: 75% of the respondents expressed distrust in former President, European Solidarity Party leader Petro Poroshenko; 74% do not trust MP from the Opposition Platform - For Life Party Viktor Medvedchuk; leader of the Batkivshchyna Party Yulia Tymoshenko got 69% from the pollees; and co-chair of the Opposition Platform - For Life Party Yuriy Boyko had 58%.

Mechanics of the poll

  • The poll was conducted through computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI), using a random selection of cell numbers.
  • The sample is representative of the adult population (aged 18 and older).
  • Some 2,500 respondents were polled in all regions of Ukraine except Crimea and other Russia-occupied parts of Ukraine, namely certain districts in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
  • The margin of error does not exceed 2.0%.