This survey took place between March 23-27, 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 136 localities of 52 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. 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%.
HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THE POISONING OF FORMER RUSSIAN SPY SERGEI SKRIPAL AND HIS DAUGHTER IN GREAT BRITAIN? (single answer)
|I’ve been following this situation’s development quite closely||9|
|I’ve heard a lot about it||37|
|I’ve heard about it, but I don’t know much||35|
|This is the first time I’ve heard about it||20|
THE LEADERS OF A NUMBER OF WESTERN COUNTRIES ARE ACCUSING RUSSIA OF ATTEMPTING TO KILL SERGEI SKRIPAL. DO YOU THINK THESE ACCUSATIONS ARE VALID? (percentage of respondents who had heard about the “Skripal incident”)
|They are completely valid||2|
|They are most likely valid||7|
|They are most likely invalid||31|
|They are completely invalid||41|
|It is difficult to say||18|
WHAT IS YOUR GENERAL ATTITUDE TOWARD GREAT BRITAIN RIGHT NOW? (single answer)*
|Mar. 90||Nov. 91||Jul. 03||Aug. 07||Jan. 08||Mar.18|
|It is difficult to say||35||21||8||23||18||24|
*From 2009-2017, Russians were not asked about their attitude toward Great Britain, but rather about their attitude toward the European Union  as a whole.
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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