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Ukraine

This survey took place between 18-21 November 2016 and was conducted throughout all of Russia in both urban and rural settings. The survey was carried out among 1600 people over the age of 18 in 137 localities of 48 of the country’s regions.  The survey was conducted as a personal interview in respondents’ homes. The answer distribution is presented as percentages of the number of participants along with data from previous surveys.

The statistical error of these studies for a selection of 1600 people (with a probability of 0.95) does not exceed:

                3.4% for indicators around 50%

                2.9% for indicators around 25%/75%

                2.0% for indicators around 10%/90%

                1.5% for indicators around 5%/95%

DO YOU FOLLOW CURRENT EVENTS IN UKRAINE?

  Very closely Somewhat closely Not very closely Not at all Haven’t heard anything about them
Nov.16 6 23 44 26 2
Sept.16 7 28 43 19 3
May.16 8 29 46 16 1
Mar.16 7 33 43 16 1
Feb.16 9 29 43 17 2
Jan.16 8 25 48 16 4
Nov.15 10 27 46 16 2
Oct.15 9 32 42 16 1
Sept.15 12 31 43 12 2
Aug.15 13 32 41 14 1
Jul.15 15 36 38 11 1
Jun.15 18 36 35 10 1
May.15 13 37 37 11 2
Apr.15 14 33 38 14 <1
Mar.15 17 40 34 8 1
Feb.15 15 43 33 9 1
Jan.15 16 43 35 5 1
Dec.14 13 35 41 9 1
Nov.14 15 37 36 11 1
Aug.14 15 49 30 6 1
Jul.14 16 48 29 5 1
Jun.14 20 45 29 6 1
May.14 12 46 34 8 1
Apr.14 12 48 30 10 1
Mar.14 18 46 29 4 3
Feb.14 13 44 31 9 4
Jan.14 9 35 40 10 6
Dec.13 4 21 40 17 18

DO YOU THINK THE ANNEXATION OF CRIMEA HAS BROUGHT RUSSIA MORE GOOD OR BAD OVERALL?

  Mar.15 Aug.15 Nov.15 Jan.16 Feb.16 Nov.16
More good 70 59 59 61 62 64
More bad 18 23 22 20 20 19
It is difficult to say 12 18 18 19 18 18

HOW WOULD YOU EVALUATE THE CURRENT SITUATION IN EASTERN UKRAINE?

  Oct.15 Nov.15 Jan.16 Feb.16 May 16 Jul.16 Sept.16 Nov.16
Good 1 4 2 1 1 1 3 1
Calm 11 10 10 7 8 8 10 8
Tense 64 60 65 70 66 62 61 66
Critical, volatile 15 19 14 18 17 20 18 16
It is difficult to say 9 7 9 5 8 9 9 9

HOW DO YOU THINK THE SITUATION IN EASTERN UKRAINE WILL CHANGE OVER THE COURSE OF THE COMING YEAR?

  Nov.15 Jan.16 Feb.16 May 16 Jul.16 Sept.16 Nov.16
Improve 14 13 13 9 11 11 14
Worsen 24 27 22 25 28 25 25
Remain the same 46 44 51 52 47 48 46
It is difficult to say 15 16 13 14 14 16 16

WHAT DO YOU THINK WOULD BE BETTER FOR RUSSIA?

 

Dec.

04

Aug.

06

Oct.

07

Feb.

10

Oct.

11

Nov.

12

Oct.

13

Oct.

14

Dec.

14

Nov.

15

Nov.

16

Ukraine as an independent state with neighborly and mutually beneficial relations with Russia 48 44 41 55 53 47 49 70 64 59 63
Ukraine under Russia’s economic and political control 38 41 36 33 33 39 35 19 22 27 27
It is difficult to say 14 15 23 12 15 14 16 12 15 14 10

ANO Levada Center has been included in the register of noncommercial organizations acting as foreign agents. See the Director of the Levada Center’s statement of disagreement with this decision here.