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More than half of Ukrainians (53%) surveyed by the Rating Group are convinced that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is more effective than the former head of state Petro Poroshenko.

At the same time, 15% of Ukrainians are of the opposite opinion, while 22% say that nothing has changed, the study said.

"Comparative evaluations of other central authorities are less optimistic. In particular, 34% of respondents believe that the current convocation of the Verkhovna Rada [Ukraine's parliament] is more effective than the previous one. Some 32% are convinced that nothing has changed, while 17% consider it less effective," the report said.

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Only 27% of Ukrainians polled are sure that the current government of Oleksiy Honcharuk is more effective than that of [ex-Prime Minister] Volodymyr Groysman. Some 30% of respondents see no changes, 19% say Honcharuk's Cabinet is worse than the previous one, while 24% could not evaluate it at all.

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Supporters of Petro Poroshenko's European Solidarity Party turned out to be the most critical in assessing the effectiveness of central government bodies.

The poll was conducted on November 20-24 through personal formalized (face-to-face) interviews. The study involved 2,500 respondents. Representative error is no more than 2.0%.

As UNIAN reported earlier, over two-thirds of Ukrainians, or 75%, support direct negotiations between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to resolve the conflict in Donbas.