Majority of Ukrainians would favor Ukraine membership in EU and NATO – poll
The majority of Ukrainians would support Ukraine's membership in the EU and NATO, if the referendum on the issue were held, the Ukrainian sociological group Rating reported referring to the results of its survey.
Among those surveyed, 59% of respondents would support becoming a member of the EU, 22% of respondents said they would vote against such move, the rest could not answer the question or refused to participate in the survey.
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Regarding the NATO membership, the survey showed that 47% of respondents would favor joining NATO, while 31% of respondents would turn down such move, the rest could not answer the question or did not take part in the poll.
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