International Relations

The survey took place between 21 and 24 November 2014 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 134 localities of 46 of the country’s regions. The answer distribution is presented as percentages of the number of participants along with data from previous surveys. The statistical error of these studies does not exceed 3.4%.

WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARD THE UNITED STATES?

 

Jan.14

7-10 March
 2014

21-24 March
2014

May.14

Jul.14

Sep.14

Nov.14

very good

2

2

1

3

2

1

1

mostly good

41

32

25

15

16

16

17

mostly bad

36

44

41

40

34

43

42

very bad

8

12

20

31

40

30

32

it is difficult to say

13

10

13

11

9

10

9

 

WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARD THE EUROPEAN UNION?

 

Jan.14

7-10 March
 2014

21-24 March
2014

May.14

Jul.14

Sep.14

Nov.14

very good

1

3

1

3

2

2

2

mostly good

50

42

31

22

25

17

24

mostly bad

30

35

38

38

33

45

41

very bad

4

6

15

22

27

23

22

it is difficult to say

15

14

15

15

14

13

12

 

WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARD UKRAINE?

 

Jan.14

7-10 March
 2014

21-24 March
2014

May.14

Jul.14

Sep.14

Nov.14

very good

6

6

6

5

3

3

3

mostly good

60

57

46

30

30

29

25

mostly bad

22

19

28

33

30

39

40

very bad

4

6

9

16

25

16

19

it is difficult to say

9

12

11

17

13

13

12

WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARD GEORGIA?

 

Jan.14

Jul.14

Sep.14

Nov.14

very good

3

4

4

4

mostly good

48

41

43

49

mostly bad

30

25

27

25

very bad

6

13

7

8

it is difficult to say

14

18

19

14

 WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARD BELARUS?

 

Jan.14

Mar.14

May.14

Jul.14

Sep.14

Nov.14

very good

12

19

21

20

22

24

mostly good

71

68

64

61

61

63

mostly bad

10

5

5

7

7

5

very bad

1

2

1

5

2

2

it is difficult to say

7

6

9

7

9

6

 WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARD CHINA?

 

May.14

Nov.14

very good

13

13

mostly good

64

61

mostly bad

6

10

very bad

2

3

it is difficult to say

15

13

 WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARD ISRAEL?

 

Jan.14

Apr.14

Jul.14

Nov.14

very good

4

7

6

5

mostly good

53

55

46

55

mostly bad

18

9

14

16

very bad

3

2

8

5

it is difficult to say

22

26

26

19

DO YOU AGREE THAT RUSSIA IS CURRENTLY IN INTERNATIONAL ISOLATION?

 

Nov.14

definitely yes

14

mostly yes

33

mostly no

32

definitely no

13

it is difficult to say

8

DOES THE INTERNATIONAL ISOLATION OF RUSSIA MAKE YOU ANXIOUS? (as a percentage of those who think that the country is in international isolation)

 

Nov.14

definitely yes

21

mostly yes

42

mostly no

26

definitely no

9

it is difficult to say

2

DO YOU THINK THAT, UNDER PRESSURE FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION, EITHER OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES WILL IMPOSE SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA?

 

Serbia?

Israel?

definitely yes

3

5

mostly yes

23

23

mostly no

39

34

definitely no

8

9

it is difficult to say

27

30

DO YOU THINK THAT THE CURRENT WESTERN SANCTIONS ARE AFFECTING THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT’S POLICIES AT ALL?

 

Nov.14

very significantly

10

quite significantly

37

insignificantly

34

they are having no effect

12

it is difficult to say

8

Translated by the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies.