Presidential electoral ratings

The presidential electoral ratings have not changed. The top four remain the same: Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Gennady Zyuganov, and Alexei Navalny. According to the results of the Moscow poll, Alexei Navalny came in second place.

Escalation in southeast Ukraine

Half of Russians (48%) believe that the United States and NATO are to blame for the escalation in eastern Ukraine. Equal proportions of Russians (43%) believe that Russia should or should not intervene in the conflict on the side of the DPR/LPR in the event of a large-scale war. Intervention is mainly supported by older groups of respondents, while young groups do not support it. The majority (65%) would support the DPR/LPR joining Russia if asked to do so.

Events and persons of 2019

This survey was carried out December 12–18, 2019 with a representative sample of all Russian urban and rural residents. The sample comprised 1608 people age 18 or older from 137 localities in 50 regions of the Russian Federation. The survey was conducted as a personal interview in respondents’ homes. The answer distribution is presented as […]