In October, the mood began to gradually recover from the stress caused by the announcement of partial mobilization. Men, supporters of the authorities, as well as the youngest and wealthiest respondents are more likely to speak about a positive mood.
In October, the mood began to gradually recover from the great amount of stress caused by the announcement of partial mobilization. The number of Russians who talk about “great mood” has increased to 10% (from 7% in September), about “normal, stable condition” – to 53% (from 45% in September). In addition, the share of those who talk about “tension and irritation” has decreased (from 32% to 27%) and about “fear and longing” (from 15% to 9%). In general, the balance of positive and negative assessments in October was 63% versus 36% (52% versus 47% last month).
Respondents aged 18-24 (75% in the group), those who can afford durable goods (68%) and those who approve of the president’s activities (70%) most often spoke about their excellent or normal condition. In addition, positive assessments of their mood are characteristic of men (73%) and respondents who trust information from TV from and social networks (about 68%).
More negative assessments of their own mood are characteristic of respondents 55 years and older (about 45% of them here), those who barely can afford food (44%). Also, women (44%) and respondents who trust information from Telegram channels and do not trust anyone (43% each) are more likely to talk about a negative mood. Among those who disapprove of the president’s activities, negative sentiments prevail (62%).
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