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Russian poll: 74 per cent of Russians support war with Ukraine, 78 per cent are satisfied with Putin

Friday, 8 April 2022, 18:23
Russian poll: 74 per cent of Russians support war with Ukraine, 78 per cent are satisfied with Putin

Svitlana Kizilova, Friday 8 April 2022, 18:23

According to the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VCIOM), 78 per cent of Russians support Vladimir Putin’s actions and 74 per cent approve of his decision to attack Ukraine.

Source: publication on the VCIOM website (in Russian)

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Details: According to VCIOM, as at 5 April, 78 per cent of Russians approved of their President’s actions and 13 per cent did not.

At the same time, 74 per cent of Russians supported the decision to start a war (which the original source calls a "special military operation"), 17 per cent did not support the war, and about one in ten had difficulty answering the question (9 per cent).

Quote: "On 31 March, 89 per cent of respondents said they trusted the Russian army, while 8 per cent said they tended not to."

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Most Russians believe that an information war is currently being waged against Russia (90 per cent).

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