This survey took place between February 15–20, 2019 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 50 of the country’s regions. The survey was conducted as a personal interview in respondents’ homes. The answer distribution is presented as a percentage 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 THAT LAST WEEK RAUF ARASHUKOV, A MEMBER OF THE FEDERATION COUNCIL, AND HIS FATHER, RAUL ARASHUKOV, WERE DETAINED ON ALLEGATIONS OF LARGE-SCALE EMBEZZLEMENT AND CONTRACTING MURDERS? (one answer)
|I have been paying close attention to how this situation is developing||17|
|I have heard something about it||45|
|This is the first time I have heard about it||39|
IN YOUR OPINION, THE DETAINMENT OF RAUF AND RAUL ARASHUKOV IS… (respondents were given a card from which they could choose only one answer)
|as a percentage of all respondents||as a percentage of respondents who have closely followed the situations|
|An instance of the serious fight against government corruption||25||41|
|A way to distract the people from real problems with the economy||23||18|
|A fight to restructure the spheres of influence of high-level officials||31||37|
|It is difficult to say||21||4|
IN YOUR OPINION, INSTANCES OF BRIBERY, THE DISCOVERY OF LARGE UNDECLARED SUMS OF MONEY IN THE POSSESSION OF HIGHLY-PLACED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, THEIR ARREST BY INVESTIGATIVE AUTHORITIES AND THEIR PROSECUTION IS… (one answer)
|Nov. 16||Feb. 19|
|An isolated and uncommon action for the country’s top leadership||27||22|
|An instance of the general degeneration and corruption within the government||64||68|
|It is difficult to say||9||11|
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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