The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko turned out to be the least sympathetic foreign politician for the citizens of Russia. Together with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan it appears in the survey by the Levada Center, entitled “the Attitude of Western leaders and the election campaign in the United States.”
Even the two leaders who were asked to assess respondents – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Barack Obama.
More than any other of the four leaders of the people of Russia like Chancellor Merkel. 1% refers to her very positively, and 14% were mostly positive.
Like Merkel, a “very positive” one percent of the respondents received and the remaining listed policy.
When it just positively to Erdogan and Obama are at 6%, and Poroshenko – 4%.
Negative and strongly negative called their attitude to Chancellor Merkel in the sum of 68% of respondents. To Erdogan so are 78%, Obama – 83%, Poroshenko – 87%.
Closely watching the election campaign in the US, 12% of citizens of Russia. 73% have heard something about it, and 15% learned for the first time.
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Of those who are watching the election race in the US, 39% believe that Russia would be better in case of a victory of Republican candidate Donald trump. 15% think that Russia’s favor would the success of Hillary Clinton representing the Democrats.
In 2012, reminds the website of the Levada Center, wanted to win the Democrat Barack Obama did not favor Republican MITT Romney.
The results of a survey conducted in the beginning of the month, published on Wednesday, August 24. It was attended by 1,600 people from 137 communities in 48 regions of Russia.
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