Public opinion on policy honoring victims of Nazi and Soviet totalitarian regimes’ crimes during World War II

The all-Ukrainian survey was conducted by the Democratic Initiatives Foundation together with the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology in May-June 2021. The field part of the research lasted from 1st to 7th of June 2021. The survey used the computer-assisted telephone interview method (CATI). 2003 interviews were conducted over the course of the research.

Sample statistical error (with .95 probability and 1.1 design effect) does not exceed: 2.4% for indicators close to 50%, 2.1% for indicators close to 25 or 75%, 1.5% for indicators close to 10 or 90%, 1.1% for indicators close to 5 or 95%, 5% for indicators close to 1 or 99%.

The survey was financed within the framework of the MATPA project of the Dutch Embassy in Ukraine.

Ukrainian citizens’ attitude towards honoring those who died in the Babyn Yar.

55% of respondents claim they know that the Babyn Yar is located in Kyiv, 26% said they don’t know. 18% more named a different city. Respondents from the central regions were the most accurate (68%). Close to a third of all surveyed in the western and southern regions and Donbas could not answer the question.

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