In Ukraine, residents of Severodonetsk (Luhansk region), Mariupol (Donetsk region), Kharkiv and Odesa the best treat Russia, according to the results of a study conducted by the Rating sociological group on behalf of the Center for Analysis and Sociological Research of the International Republican Institute.
According to the survey, 17% of residents in Severodonetsk assessed the attitude towards the Russian Federation as very warm, 30% – as warm, 34% – neutral. In Mariupol, 14% have a very warm attitude, 38% – warm, 25% – neutral.
In Kharkiv, the figures are 12%, 27% and 30%, respectively, in Odesa – 9%, 31%, 34%.
The attitude towards the Russian Federation among the residents of Zaporizhia is slightly worse: very warm – 8%, warm – 24%, neutral – 35%. In Mykolaiv, respectively, 8%, 19%, 32%, in Dnipro – 6%, 23%, 36%.
The worst attitude towards Russia is in Lviv. There, only 1% has a very warm and 3% warm attitude, 18% – neutral. Some 58% of residents are very cold and 17% are cold.
A similar situation is in Ivano-Frankivsk and Ternopil, where 50% are very cold towards Russia.
The survey was conducted in 24 regional centers of Ukraine, in non-occupied territories, including Mariupol and Severodonetsk in Donbas. The survey was conducted on the basis of a sample that included 19,196 respondents.
The study was conducted from May 12 to June 3, 2021 using face-to-face interviews at home with respondents.
The statistical error for each city does not exceed ± 3.5%. The attainability of the respondents averaged 65%.