Xenophobia and migrants

The greatest distance remains in relation to people from Africa, Central Asia and Gypsies. Two-thirds of respondents believe that it is necessary to “limit the influx of migrant workers.” At the same time, half of the respondents believe that the work of migrants is “useful for the country and society,” this indicator has grown significantly over the past eight years.

Migration crisis at the Belarus-Poland border

70% of Russians are aware of the migration crisis on the border between Poland and Belarus. Almost half of the respondents believe the solution to the problem would be to return the migrants to their home countries.

Attitudes Toward Migrants

This survey took place between 17-20 February 2017 and was conducted throughout all of Russia in both urban and rural settings. The survey was carried out among 1600 people over the age of 18 in 137 localities of 48 of the country’s regions. The survey was conducted as a personal interview in respondents’ homes. The […]