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Pride & Patriotism

The survey took place between 20 and 23 November 2015 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 research was conducted at respondents’ homes through personal interviews. 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%.

TO WHAT EXTENT ARE YOU PROUD OF RUSSIA IN THE FOLLOWING REALMS…

…ITS SITUATION WITH DEMOCRACY?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

3

2

5

6

Somewhat proud

13

11

26

29

Not very proud

30

33

41

33

Not proud at all

39

34

20

16

It is difficult to say

15

20

9

16

…POLITICAL INFLUENCE IN THE WORLD?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

5

6

9

22

Somewhat proud

21

23

37

46

Not very proud

29

30

31

20

Not proud at all

30

22

15

7

It is difficult to say

15

19

8

6

…RUSSIA’S ECONOMIC ACHIEVEMENTS?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

3

3

7

6

Somewhat proud

12

11

26

21

Not very proud

26

35

39

42

Not proud at all

50

39

23

26

It is difficult to say

10

12

5

6

…ITS SYSTEM FOR SOCIAL PROTECTION OF THE POPULATION (PENSION, ASSISTANCE TO FAMILIES WITH MANY CHILDREN, ETC.)?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

1

3

6

5

Somewhat proud

7

8

17

16

Not very proud

21

25

35

37

Not proud at all

66

59

39

35

It is difficult to say

6

6

4

6

…SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EQUALITY FOR ALL GROUPS OF THE POPULATION?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

2

3

6

6

Somewhat proud

5

8

18

17

Not very proud

23

27

31

34

Not proud at all

58

49

38

35

It is difficult to say

12

13

7

8

…SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ACHIEVEMENTS?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

23

19

19

22

Somewhat proud

43

41

47

50

Not very proud

14

19

20

17

Not proud at all

9

9

8

6

It is difficult to say

11

12

7

6

…ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENTS?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

31

21

29

32

Somewhat proud

42

45

45

52

Not very proud

12

19

17

10

Not proud at all

6

6

6

3

It is difficult to say

11

9

3

3

…ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE FIELDS OF LITERATURE AND ARTS?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

33

23

28

35

Somewhat proud

41

42

45

42

Not very proud

10

16

13

12

Not proud at all

6

5

7

4

It is difficult to say

11

14

7

8

…THE RUSSIAN ARMED FORCES?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

13

13

22

40

Somewhat proud

27

27

37

45

Not very proud

24

29

23

8

Not proud at all

26

22

11

3

It is difficult to say

11

9

7

5

… RUSSIAN HISTORY?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Nov. 15

Very proud

41

34

39

44

Somewhat proud

34

38

41

44

Not very proud

9

13

12

6

Not proud at all

7

5

5

2

It is difficult to say

10

10

4

4

TO WHAT EXTENT DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS…

… “THERE ARE EVENTS IN RUSSIA CURRENTLY THAT MAKE ME ASHAMED OF THE COUNTRY”?*

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Oct.14

Nov. 15

Entirely agree

41

41

16

5

6

Somewhat agree

40

39

36

15

12

Neither agree nor disagree

7

10

26

23

21

Somewhat disagree

4

5

14

28

29

Entirely disagree

3

2

5

24

26

It is difficult to say

6

5

4

5

5

… ”IT IS BETTER FOR ME TO BE A RUSSIAN CITIZEN THAN TO BE A CITIZEN OF ANY OTHER COUNTRY IN THE WORLD”?*

June 96

Oct. 12

Oct. 14

Nov. 15

Entirely agree

42

32

38

46

Somewhat agree

28

38

40

39

Neither agree nor disagree

12

19

15

10

Somewhat disagree

8

6

4

3

Entirely disagree

2

2

1

1

It is difficult to say

7

4

4

2

The survey was conducted between 13 and 16 November 2015.

… “GENERALLY SPEAKING, RUSSIA IS BETTER THAN THE MAJORITY OF OTHER COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD”?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Oct. 14

Nov. 15

Entirely agree

18

18

16

25

22

Somewhat agree

18

26

32

39

37

Neither agree nor disagree

23

23

27

21

22

Somewhat disagree

17

17

14

8

12

Entirely disagree

8

6

3

2

4

It is difficult to say

15

10

7

4

4

… “PEOPLE SHOULD SUPPORT THEIR COUNTRY, EVEN WHEN IT IS IN THE WRONG”?

June 96

July 03

Oct. 12

Oct. 14

Nov. 15

Entirely agree

27

24

20

17

17

Somewhat agree

28

28

33

33

39

Neither agree nor disagree

15

17

24

28

20

Somewhat disagree

11

15

12

13

12

Entirely disagree

8

8

4

3

5

It is difficult to say

11

7

7

7

7

… “THE WORLD WOULD BE A BETTER PLACE IF RUSSIANS ACKNOWLEDGED RUSSIA’S SHORTCOMINGS”?

Oct. 12

Oct. 14

Nov. 15

Entirely agree

15

7

7

Somewhat agree

29

17

22

Neither agree nor disagree

30

25

25

Somewhat disagree

9

23

20

Entirely disagree

3

15

13

It is difficult to say

14

13

12

TO WHAT EXTENT DO YOU FEEL RESPONSIBLE FOR THINGS THAT HAPPEN…

… IN YOUR CITY OR REGION?

Oct. 06

June 09

Mar. 14

Nov. 14

Nov. 15

To а great extent

3

3

2

3

4

To some extent

12

11

18

14

18

To a small extent

37

31

39

39

37

Not at all

43

49

35

41

38

It is difficult to say

5

6

5

3

4

… IN YOUR COUNTRY?

Oct. 06

June 09

Mar. 14

Nov. 14

Nov. 15

To a great extent

2

2

2

2

3

To some extent

8

5

13

9

10

To a small extent

23

22

36

27

28

Not at all

59

62

41

57

55

It is difficult to say

8

9

7

4

4

… IN THE WORLD?

Oct. 06

June 09

Nov. 14

Nov. 15

To a great extent

2

2

2

3

To some extent

5

3

6

5

To a small extent

17

15

18

23

Not at all

66

71

69

66

It is difficult to say

10

10

5

4

Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly  Monterey Institute of International Studies).