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MOSCOW, July 29 (Itar-Tass) - Most Russian citizens say they feel proud of their country’s history, sport achievements, culture and art as well as its armed forces and military power. These are the results of a recent survey conducted on July 13-14, the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (WCIOM) told Itar-Tass on Monday.
85% of 1,600 respondents say they are proud of their country’s history, while another 11% of those polled in 130 cities and towns of Russia’s 42 regions do not share this opinion.
Russia’s sport achievements and athletes evoke the feeling of pride among 77% of the respondents, while another 18% say they do not share this feeling.
75% of the Russians are proud of their culture and art and another 19% are not.
Russia’s army and military power cause pride for 63% of those polled, while another 28% have no such feeling to these things.
60% of the respondents are proud of the country’s science and its researchers and another 26% are not.
Russia’s position on the international scene evokes the feeling of pride among 50% of those interviewed by the pollster, while 35% feel indifferent to this theme.
However, a mere 14% of the respondents are proud of Russia’s living standards and 80% express quite an opposite point of view.
Responses of citizens of different age groups are rather similar. Young women and men aged between 18 to 24 years are inclined to a greater degree to be proud of sport achievements (85%) and military power (68 %), while elderly respondents are more proud of their country’s international position (56%).