Poll: Almost three quarters of Russians hate US, half don’t like Ukraine

14:54, 02 April 2015
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A large share of Russians or 73% of respondents have negative attitude to the United States, while 64% are negative to the EU and only 55% to Ukraine, according to the results of a survey carried out by the Levada Center, an independent Russian polling and sociological research organization, Ukrainian newspaper Zerkalo Nedeli reported on Thursday.

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At the same time, only 19% of respondents have positive attitude the United States., 24% to the EU and 31% to Ukraine.

Belarus and China remain popular among the citizens of Russia with 85% and 76% approval ratings respectively.

The number of those who have a positive attitude to Georgia is 48% of respondents, 33% have a negative attitude, and 20% of the respondents didn’t answer.

The poll was conducted on March 20-23. A total of 1,600 people aged from 18 were questioned in 46 regions of Russia.

As reported earlier, according to a sociological study of the International Republican Institute, the majority of respondents in Georgia said that Russia's aggression against Georgia continued and it was necessary to continue a dialogue with Moscow.

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