Half a year of the pandemic: what has changed in attitudes and electoral preferences of Ukrainians?


The survey was conducted by the Sociological Service of the Razumkov Centre in cooperation with the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation on 3-9 July 2020, using the method of face-to-face interviews at the respondents’ place of residence. 2022 respondents aged 18 and over were interviewed in all regions of Ukraine, with the exception of Crimea and the occupied territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, by sample, representing adult population of the country by major socio-demographic indicators. The theoretical sample error (excluding the design effect) does not exceed 2.3% with a probability of 0.95.

The survey was funded by the MATRA project of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

21.5% of respondents believe that events in Ukraine are developing in the right direction, while 60.5% – that events are going in the wrong direction. 20% of respondents consider that Ukraine will be able to overcome existing problems and difficulties in the next few years. About 47% believe in the possibility of success in the longer term, while 13.5% do not believe in the ability of the country to overcome the existing difficulties.

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