The share of Russians who regret the collapse of the Soviet Union, peaked in 2009 and is 58%. According to Radio Liberty, this is according to a survey by the Russian Levada center.
According to the survey, I do not regret the collapse of the USSR a quarter of respondents, 16% were unable to answer the question, reports radio Liberty.
Among those who regret the collapse of the Soviet Union, 54% are upset that “destroyed the single economic system,” one third – the fact that “people have lost the sense of belonging to a great power”, the same that “increased mutual distrust, cruelty”. 25% of respondents regret that “lost feeling that you are everywhere at home”.
According to half of Russians, the collapse of the Soviet Union could have been avoided, according to a survey. That it was inevitable, sure, 29% of respondents.
According to the poll by the Levada center, more than half of Russians regretted the collapse of the Soviet Union. However, only 12% of respondents supported the restoration of the Soviet Union in its present form.