About half of Russians consider the political climate in Russia to be tense, 41% view the economic situation as bad. A third of respondents believe that their quality of live has deteriorated over the last year. 25% and 22% of respondents, respectively, think that things will go better for their family and for Russia as a whole, 19% and 33% expect things to go worse. Most of the respondents expect both the political life and the economy in Russia to deteriorate in the coming months.
Almost half of Russians (47%) view the political climate in Russia as tense, 12 – as critical. Only 7% of respondents consider the political situation in Russia to be favorable, another third (32%) – calm.
Among the respondents by customer status, the group who “barely can afford food” stands out: a fifth (22%) assess the political situation in Russia as critical; among those who “can afford clothes”, this view is shared by 11%; among those who “can afford durable goods” – 7%. However, the relative majority (about a half) in each category considers the political situation in Russia to be tense.
About a half of respondents (48%) assess the current economic situation in Russia as calm. Only 9% believe that the Russian economy is in a good state (1% – very good, 8% – good). More than 40% of respondents define the economic situation as bad (30% – bad, 11% – very bad).
The most pessimistic attitude to the current economic situation of Russia is observed among those Russians who “barely have enough for food”: 31% consider it bad, 20% – very bad.
More than half (53%) of Russians say that their life and the life of their family have not changed over the past year. A third (32%) believe that life has deteriorated. 3% are inclined to believe that life has improved significantly, 11% – that life has somewhat improved.
A quarter of respondents believe that their life and the life of their family will improve in a year; a fifth (19%) – that life will get worse.
A third (33%) of respondents believe that life in Russia will get worse in a year. Those who think the opposite amount to 22%.
A large proportion of respondents (44% and 49%) expect that in the coming months Russia will face a deterioration in both the political life and the economy, 38% and 35%, respectively. expect the situation to improve.
Slightly more than half of the respondents (55%) believe that the current government will not be able to improve the situation in the country over the next year (35% – probably not, 20% – certainly not). 39% are inclined to the opposite: 6% believe that the Russian government will certainly be able to improve the situation in the country, 33% – rather able than unable.
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