Ukrainians less support European integration – poll
Over the past year, the number of supporters of European integration among Ukrainians declined from 62.2% to 55.2%, according to findings of a public opinion poll conducted by Gorshenin Institute.
According to the survey, the number of those who oppose the integration of both in the European Union and the Customs Union increased from 14.2% to 23.3%. A total of 12.7% of respondents were in favor of closer cooperation with the Customs Union. According to Gorshenin Institute experts, such tendency could mean not only the disappointment in the idea of EU integration, but the fact that the Ukrainians less believe in the European integration perspective of the country.
The poll was conducted on February 8-17, 2016. A total of 2,000 people aged from 18 were questioned in all regions of Ukraine (except for Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk regions). The poll's margin of error is no more than 2.2%.