This survey took place between 5-8 August 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%
2.0% for indicators around 10%
1.5% for indicators around 5%
WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS…
|Angela Merkel||Recep Erdogan||Barak Obama||Petro Poroshenko|
|It is difficult to say||17||15||10||8|
WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS CHANCELLOR OF GERMANY ANGELA MERKEL?
|It is difficult to say||30||32||25||24||32||28||17|
WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE PETRO POROSHENKO?
|It is difficult to say||47||8|
*Question was given in the following form: “WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS THE ELECTION OF THE NEW PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE PETRO POROSHENKO?”
WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BARACK OBAMA?
|It is difficult to say||29||24||23||24||26||23||10|
ARE YOU FOLLOWING THE PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN FOR THE US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS?
|Heard something about it||73|
|First time hearing about it||15|
DO YOU THINK IT WOULD BE BETTER FOR RUSSIA IF DONALD TRUMP OR HILARY CLINTON WON THIS ELECTION?
|Overall for the sample||As a percentage of those respondents who follow the US pre-election campaign||As a percentage of those respondents who DO NOT follow the US pre-election campaign|
|It is difficult to say||52||47||84|
In 2012, the majority of Russians wanted Barack Obama to win
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).