This survey took place between 21-24 October 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%
ARE YOU FOLLOWING EVENTS IN SYRIA, AND IF SO, HOW CLOSELY?
|I follow current events in Syria closely||8||16||15||25||25||18||18|
|I know a bit about current events in Syria but don’t follow them closely||52||57||54||64||64||69||64|
|I don’t know anything about current events in Syria||39||27||30||11||12||13||17|
WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS AIR STRIKES ON SYRIA BY THE RUSSIAN AIR FORCE?
|It is difficult to say||19||23|
HOW DO YOU THINK THE RUSSIAN BOMBING OF SYRIA INFLUENCES ATTITUDES TOWARDS RUSSIA IN THE INTERNATIONAL ARENA? ATTITUDES TOWARDS RUSSIA AS A RESULT HAVE…
|Remained the same||29||26|
|It is difficult to say||15||21|
DO YOU BELIEVE THAT RUSSIA SHOULD CONTINUE TO INTERFERE IN SYRIA?
|It is difficult to say||24|
DO YOU BELIEVE THAT THE US AND THE WEST, ON THE ONE HAND, AND RUSSIA AND THE CURRENT LEADERSHIP OF SYRIA, ON THE OTHER HAND, WILL BE ABLE TO FIND A COMMON LANGUAGE ON SOLVING THE SYRIAN SITUATION?
|It is difficult to say||21||26||26||26|
ARE YOU CONCERNED THAT THE CURRENT WORSENING OF RUSSIAN-WESTERN RELATIONS AS A RESULT OF SYRIA COULD GROW INTO A THIRD WORLD WAR?
|Not especially concerned||23||27||31||30||36||31|
|Not at all concerned||15||13||14||19||25||11|
|It is difficult to say||9||8||7||9||11||10|
* Question was given in the following form: “ARE YOU CONCERNED THAT THE CURRENT ARMED CONFLICTS IN EASTERN UKRAINE INVOLVING RUSSIAN VOLUNTEERS COULD GROW INTO A THIRD WORLD WAR?”
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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