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Interethnic prejudice in Ukraine, September 2019
The lowest level of ethnic prejudice in Ukraine towards the Ukrainians, Belarusians, and Russians, the highest - towards the Africans and Roma.
During the year (September 2018), xenophobia had declined slightly from 4.2 to 4.0. In general, the level of xenophobia in Ukraine had been increasing from 1994 to 2007 (in 2007 it was the highest in all time of observations), from 2008 to 2013 it had been decreasing slightly, in the period after the annexation of Crimea and the war in Donbas from 2014 to 2018 it had been slightly increasing and have returned to the level of the 2013.
Суспільно-політичні настрої населення України: Липень 2019 року
З 5 по 15 липня 2019 року Київський міжнародний інститут соціології (КМІС) провів всеукраїнське опитування громадської думки. Методом особистого інтерв'ю опитано 2000 респонденти, що мешкають у 125 населених пунктах усіх регіонів України (крім АР Крим) за 3-х ступеневою стохастичною вибіркою з квотним відбором на останньому ступені, що репрезентативна для населення України віком від 18 років.У Луганській і Донецькій областях опитування проводилося тільки на території, що контролюється українською владою.
Attitude of the Ukrainians to the policy of regulation of informational sphere: March 2019
In March, 33.9% of the respondents believed that there was an attack on the freedom of speech in Ukraine (this percentage is the same as in September 2018), 35.4% - held the opposite opinion that in Ukraine there are too many Pro-Kremlin propaganda media, and the state and society react weakly (in September it was 30.2%). It should be noted that a large proportion of respondents had difficulty in determining their position: about 28.8% either failed to select an answer or refused to respond, although the percentage of such respondents decreased significantly in the last year (in February 2018 it was 37.7%).
Thoughts and views of the population on teaching the Russian language in Ukrainian-speaking schools and granting autonomy as a part of Ukraine to the uncontrolled territories of Donbas: March 2019
46% of the Ukrainians speak mostly or only the Ukrainian language with their closest relatives i.e. parents, grandparents, brothers, and sisters (including 32.4% who speak only Ukrainian). Also, 28.1% of the Ukrainians speak mostly or only Russian language (including 15.8% who communicate only in Russian). Another 24.9% of the Ukrainians speak Ukrainian and Russian in equal proportion. Also, 0,2% speak other languages, 0.7% were undecided or refused to answer the question.
Attitude of the population of Ukraine toward Russia and of the population of Russia toward Ukraine, September 2018
The number of the Ukrainians who hold positive attitude to Russia increased a bit since February 2018 (even though it is not statistically significant) and now constitutes 48% (it was 45%). In Russia, the number of positively disposed to Ukraine people has not changed and still is 33%. However, the attitude of the Ukrainian population toward Russia has been remaining better than the attitude of Russia's population towards Ukraine since 2008 (when we started the monitoring process).