The majority of Ukrainians do not want to return to Soviet Union — poll

Almost two thirds (65%) surveyed by the sociological service of Razumkov Centre, answering the question «do You Want to restore the Soviet Union?», noted that he did not want to restore the Soviet Union. Another 13% answered that they want, and another 22% said: «Yes, but I understand that in modern conditions it is impossible».

Those who do not want to restore the Soviet Union, the majority of respondents in all regions (from 51% in the Eastern region to 87% in Western).

If among ethnic Ukrainians replied that he did not want to restore the Soviet Union, 69%, among ethnic Russians — only 39%. Among respondents under 29 years old do not want to restore the Soviet Union 83% among those 60 years or more — only 44%.

The higher the educational level of respondents, the more they say I don’t want to restore the Soviet Union — from 55% among those who have incomplete secondary education, to 71% among those with higher education.

Those who seek to restore the Soviet Union, often justify their commitment to the fact that in Soviet times there was a confidence in the future (70%), high level of social guarantees in the Soviet times (64%), the existence in those days the possibility of receiving free higher education (58%), lack of unemployment (55%), sufficient material standard of living (53%), and also the fact that in Soviet times, felt the pride of a great power on a planetary scale (50%) and had stability and absence of armed conflict in the state (46%).

Research conducted by the sociological service of the Razumkov Centre from 18 to 23 November 2016 in all regions of Ukraine except Crimea and occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Surveyed 2015 respondents, aged 18 years. Theoretical sampling error does not exceed 2.3%.

Earlier it was reported that approximately 46% of Ukrainians want the entry of Ukraine into the EU, while 30% are against the EU and against the Customs Union and think that Ukraine should go the independent way.




The majority of Ukrainians do not want to return to Soviet Union — poll 22.12.2016

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