This survey was carried out 22 – 24 May 2020 with a representative sample of all Russian urban and rural residents. The sample was comprised of 1623 people aged 18 or older. The survey was conducted by means of computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI) through random digit dialing (RDD) of mobile and landline numbers. The statistical error for this study does not exceed 2.4%. The response distribution is presented as percentages of the total number of respondents.
DO YOU APPROVE OF THE MEASURES TO COMBAT THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IN RUSSIA TAKEN BY… (one answer)
|THE PRESIDENT AND CENTRAL GOVERNMENT?||REGIONAL LEADERSHIP IN YOUR AREA?|
|I completely approve.||33||31|
|I somewhat approve.||33||32|
|I somewhat disapprove.||17||17|
|I completely disapprove.||15||16|
|It is difficult to say.||2||4|
DISTRIBUTION OF RESPONSES BY TYPE OF RESIDENTIAL AREA
|Entire Sample||Moscow (N=144)||Urban, Pop. >500,000 (N=383)||Urban, Pop. 100,000-500,000 (N=325)||Urban, Pop. <100,000 (N=367)||Rural (N=404)|
|DO YOU APPROVE OF THE MEASURES TAKEN BY THE PRESIDENT AND CENTRAL GOVERNMENT TO COMBAT THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IN RUSSIA?|
|I completely approve.||33||27||26||32||38||38|
|I somewhat approve.||33||35||35||34||31||30|
|I somewhat disapprove.||17||26||20||15||14||17|
|I completely disapprove.||15||12||18||18||13||12|
|It is difficult to say.||2||1||1||1||4||3|
|DO YOU APPROVE OF THE MEASURES TAKEN BY REGIONAL LEADERSHIP TO COMBAT THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IN YOUR AREA?|
|I completely approve.||31||20||27||28||33||41|
|I somewhat approve.||32||37||32||34||32||28|
|I somewhat disapprove.||17||19||23||17||16||12|
|I completely disapprove.||16||20||16||18||15||15|
|It is difficult to say.||4||4||2||4||4||5|
Survey data regarding what sectors of the population should receive support during the pandemic can be found here.
Survey data regarding approval of the president’s and governors’ actions overall can be found here.
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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