In November, respondents the events related to the coronavirus: the introduction of QR codes, the appearance of the new Omicron strain, were the ones that stood out the most (16% of Russians). Another 15% of respondents highlighted the accident at the Listvyazhnaya mine; 5% – the migration crisis at the Belarusian-Polish border; 4% – the increase in tension between Ukraine and Russia and the deaths of famous people.
Last month, 21% of Russians mentioned the events related to COVID-19.
This survey was conducted November 25 – December 1 2021, among a representative sample of all Russian urban and rural residents. The sample was comprised of 1603 people aged 18 or older in 137 municipalities of 50 regions of the Russian Federation. The survey was conducted as a personal interview in respondents’ homes. The answer distribution is presented as percentages of the total number of participants along with data from previous surveys.
The statistical error of these studies for a sample 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%
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