The detailed results of IWP’s opinion poll “What do the Europeans think about Ukraine?” conducted in six largest EU countries.

Institute of World Policy has presented the results of the opinion poll on Ukraine’s European aspirations conducted in six largest EU countries such as Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Poland.
Institute of World Policy has presented the results of the opinion poll on Ukraine’s European aspirations conducted in six largest EU countries such as Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Poland.

A policy paper was prepared within the joint project of the Institute of World Policy and Caucasian House “Ukraine: out of the crisis through dialogue”, supported by the British Embassy in Ukraine.

According to a study, conducted by the Razumkov Centre from 6 to 12 March 2015, most (47.7%) Ukrainians think that relations with the EU should be the main foreign policy priority.

According to a survey conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation (DIF) ​​together with the sociological service «Ukrainian Sociology Service» during December 25, 2014 – January 15, 2015 upon request of the International Centre for Policy Studies, 44% of Ukrainians identify themselves with the Orthodox Church of Kiev Patriarchate; 21% with the Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate and 11% with Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

Ukrainian Ministry of Interior is now being criticized for slow reforming process.

The same day Europeans voted for anti-EU, nationalist and populist parties to sit in the European Parliament, Ukrainians elected a pro-European president. Petro Poroshenko – a businessman who speaks good English and is loved by the media doesn’t look like a typical Ukrainian politician. He has promised Ukrainian citizens to work for their European aspirations. With his ascendance to this post Ukraine looks for another fresh start, but there are other, powerful forces at work, and the path is not clear.

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