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Changes in the attitude of the Ukrainians toward Russia and of the Russians toward Ukraine
Mutual hostility of Ukraine and Russia remains to be the general tendency. As it was before, attitude of the Ukrainians toward Russia is better than one of the Russians toward Ukraine. Attitude of the Ukrainians toward Russia has not changed much since September 2015, attitude of the Russians toward Ukraine has gone worse.
Are there issues of discrimination in Ukraine?
About the half of the population think that there is no discrimination in Ukraine. Depending on the kind of discrimination, 23-32% of the population think that there is almost no discrimination, 5-10% - that discrimination of these kinds slightly appears. Only 8.8% of the population experienced discrimination over the past year.
The dynamics of the positive attitude of the population of Ukraine to Russia and the Russian population to Ukraine ("the end of the unrequited love of Ukrainians to Russia")
The number of Ukrainian people who have positive attitude towards Russia has become equal to the number of Russian who are positively related to Ukraine for the first time of observations. In all previous studies Ukrainians had better attitude to Russia than Russians to Ukraine.
Ukrainian society (May 2015)
The presentation of Volodymyr Paniotto and Natalia Kharchenko “The current situation in the Ukrainian society”
Attitude to the status of the Russian language in Ukraine
Little more than a half of the Ukrainian population - 52% consider that the Russian language should be the second official language only in those territories where the most people support this idea. The idea that the Russian language should be struck off the formal communication and the idea that the Russian language should be the second official language in Ukraine support approximately equal proportion of the respondents - 21% and 19% respectively.