Kremlin wants Western media to cover activity of Russian forces, Syrian troopsRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 13:07
Press review: US election criticism and Belgium against CETAPress Review October 25, 13:00
Russian deputy PM: Agreements on crude production cap to stabilize oil sector investmentsBusiness & Economy October 25, 12:46
Russia ready to extend Turkish stream after written guarantees from EU — LavrovBusiness & Economy October 25, 12:34
Pablo Picasso paintings come to lifeSociety & Culture October 25, 12:31
Minsk confirms it is ready to host Contact Group meeting October 26World October 25, 12:09
Moscow surprised as Germany places politics above economy — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 12:03
Terrorists cutting off Aleppo residents from humanitarian corridorsWorld October 25, 11:32
Animal abuse probe opened as 2 dolphins, seal and sea lion cub die in Primorye aquariumSociety & Culture October 25, 11:01
The research center questioned 1,600 men and women of age in 130 cities of 42 Russian regions on March 22-23. The error margin did not exceed 3.4%.
The surveyed were asked to answer whether Russia’s isolation from the West was possible and what consequences it might bring about. According to the poll results, published on Wednesday, 50% of the respondents said it was hardly probable and another 13 said the isolation was absolutely impossible.
However, about a quarter of the surveyed said that such a development should not be swept aside altogether, while 4% had absolutely no doubts the isolation would happen anyway. People in Moscow and St. Petersburg and non-parliamentary parties’ affiliates tend to expect isolation.
The poll shows that almost half of the surveyed believe that isolation, should it happen, will not affect the country in any way. Nevertheless, 46% forecast there will be changes for the government. Mostly young respondents and people with low incomes are afraid of bad consequences for Russia. Only 29% of the population consider isolation may be harmful for the country, while another 17% foresee positive changes.