Tag: Russian public opinion

Two-Thirds of Russians Don’t Want Their Sons to Fight in Ukraine, Levada Center Poll Finds

November 11, 2014

Staunton, November 10 – Sixty-eight percent of Russians say they do not want their sons to fight in southeastern Ukraine on the side of pro-Moscow militants, according to a new Levada Center poll. Only one in seven – 13 percent – would support doing so, and one in five – 19 percent – refrained from […]

Are Russian Attitudes on Ukraine Shifting Away from War Toward Conflict Resolution?

June 30, 2014

Staunton, June 29 – Russian attitudes toward Ukraine are appear to be shifting in response both to changes in the Kremlin’s approach and to changes in the coverage Moscow television has given to them. Only a few weeks ago, both were beating the drums for war; now, they are talking about finding a way to […]