This survey took place between March 7-12, 2018 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 SUPPORT CRIMEA’S REUNIFICATION WITH RUSSIA? (single answer)
|Definitely||Mostly||Mostly not||Definitely not||It is difficult to say|
IN GENERAL, DO YOU THINK THAT REUNIFICATION WITH CRIMEA HAS MOSTLY HELPED OR HARMED RUSSIA? (single answer)
|Mar. 15||Aug. 15||Nov. 15||Jan. 16||Feb. 16||Nov. 16||Mar. 17||Sept. 17||Mar. 18|
|It is difficult to say||12||18||18||19||18||18||13||16||16|
NOT ALL RUSSIAN CITIZENS APPROVE OF THE REUNIFICATION WITH CRIMEA. WHAT ARE YOUR FEELINGS TOWARD PEOPLE WHO SPEAK DISAPPROVINGLY OF CRIMEA’S REUNIFICATION WITH RUSSIA? (respondents were presented with a card; single answer)
|No particular feelings||64|
|It is difficult to say||6|
DO YOU AGREE WITH THE OPINION THAT RUSSIA VIOLATED ITS INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS AND AGREEMENTS BY REUNIFYING WITH CRIMEA? (single answer)*
|Nov. 14||Nov. 15||Mar. 16||Mar. 17||Mar. 18|
|It is difficult to say||12||9||10||8||12|
*From 2014-2017, this question was asked using an expanded format: “MOST PEOPLE IN UKRAINE AND WESTERN COUNTRIES THINK THAT RUSSIA VIOLATED POST-WAR AND POST-SOVIET INTERNATIONAL LAW AND ALL INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS BY REUNIFYING WITH CRIMEA. DO YOU AGREE WITH THIS OR NOT?”
HOW DO YOU THINK RUSSIA’S RELATIONS WITH WESTERN COUNTRIES WILL DEVELOP AFTER THE CURRENT CONFLICT SURROUNDING UKRAINE AND CRIMEA? (single answer)
|Our relations will become increasingly tense, it will be a new round of the Cold War||37||40||42||33||32||27||34|
|Everything will gradually cool down and our relations will return to the state they were in before this incident||43||45||45||52||49||48||46|
|It is difficult to say||20||15||13||15||19||25||20|
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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