The Independent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies has published results of the June nation opinion poll. Over 60% of respondents did not approve of Kyiv’s Euromaidan and Viktor Yanukovych’s overthrow while just as many people regarded Crimea’s seceding from
Taking into account further developments in
23.2% called the recent events in the east of
12% of Belarusians favour the newly-elected President Poroshenko, 36% remain aloof about him, 21.1% don’t like him, 15% refuse to consider his legitimacy.
No Russian threat
According to one third of respondents,
At the same time, the Belarusians are not ready to follow either President Lukashenka or his political opponents in case of any threat of the country’s territorial integrity.
Only 14.2% declared readiness to bear arms against invaders, 47.7% would try to adapt to a situation, 16.5% would even ‘welcome such change’.
Being asked ‘Does our nation, our country have enemies?’ only 12.8% answered that