This survey took place between 20-23 January 2017 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 THINK THAT US-RUSSIAN RELATIONS WILL CHANGE AFTER THE ELECTION OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, AND IF SO, IN WHAT WAY?
|Remain the same||38||35||27||29|
|It is difficult to say||22||20||17||15|
* Questions concerned Barack Obama.
HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE ACCUSATIONS OF TAMPERING WITH THE US ELECTION CAMPAIGN BROUGHT AGAINST RUSSIA?
|Following the events closely||18|
|Heard something about it||63|
|Hearing about it for the first time||19|
DO YOU THINK THAT RUSSIA COULD HAVE TAMPERED WITH THE US ELECTIONS?
|Probably didn’t tamper||37|
|Definitely didn’t tamper||35|
|It is difficult to say||16|
|All||Following the events closely||Heard something about it||Hearing about it for the first time|
|Probably didn’t tamper||37||31||44||23|
|Definitely didn’t tamper||35||49||30||37|
|It is difficult to say||16||7||13||34|
WHICH EVENTS OF THE PAST FOUR WEEKS WERE MOST MEMORABLE TO YOU? (events were not presented to respondents; respondents chose which events were most memorable THEMSELBES; multiple answers) *
|Donald Trump becoming US President||42|
|New Year’s celebrations||39|
|Crash of Defense Ministry TU-154 in the Black Sea||33|
|New Year’s vacation||20|
|Assassination of Russian ambassador in Turkey||18|
|Mass methanol poisoning/deaths in Irkutsk||17|
|Growing prices/currency devaluation||15|
|Boeing crash near Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)||14|
|Arrest of Economic Development Minister Aleksey Ulyukaev for accepting bribes||11|
|Ambulance incident in Kamchatka||9|
|Death of Fidel Castro||9|
|Liberation of Aleppo in Syria||8|
|Berlin Christmas market terrorist attack||8|
|Celebration of the Old New Year||8|
|Accusations of Russian hacking against the US and other countries||8|
|Istanbul terrorist attacks||8|
|Vladimir Putin’s address to the Federal Assembly of Russia||7|
|Expulsion of Russian diplomats from the US||7|
|Vladimir Putin’s visit to Japan||6|
|Vladimir Putin’s Dec 12 press conference||6|
|Release of a movie “Viking”||5|
|Russian racers’ victory at Dakar Rally||4|
|Publication of second half of WADA’s report on Sochi Olympics doping and Russia’s ban from holding winter sports championships||4|
|Russia’s claim to Ukraine for $3 bln in London court||3|
|St. Petersburg authorities’ decision to hand St. Isaac’s Cathedral over to Russian Orthodox Church||2|
|Davos World Economic Forum||2|
|It is difficult to say||10|
* According to Russians, the election of US President Donald Trump was one of the biggest events of 2016.
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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