Almost half of Ukrainians support the recognition of the figures of the UNR fighters for independence

Почти половина украинцев поддерживает признание деятелей УНР борцами за независимость

About half of Ukrainians support the recognition of the leaders of the Ukrainian people’s Republic fighters for independence of Ukraine.

This is evidenced by the results of a national survey conducted by Fund “Democratic initiatives” name Ilka Kucheriv jointly with the Kyiv international Institute of sociology that was presented at UKRINFORM.

“As regards the decision on the recognition of figures of the Ukrainian national Republic fighters for independence of Ukraine, we see a really positive consensus among Ukrainians. About half of our citizens have a positive attitude – 48%. Negative – only 16%. Others replied that they do not care or can’t tell. They are people who can change their opinion, and with whom to work,” he said, presenting a research analyst at the Foundation for Democratic initiatives” to them. Kucheriv Sergey Shapovalov.

As noted, the positive balance in relations to the figures of the UPR is observed in all regions. Age groups do not differ in the proportions of positive and negative relations, but among older people more than those who are undecided with their response to this question.

A nationwide study conducted by the Fund “Democratic initiatives” name Ilka Kucheriv jointly with the Kyiv international Institute of sociology from 17 to 22 April 2020 in all regions of Ukraine except Crimea and occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The study was conducted using CATI (telephone interviews using a computer) based on a random sample of mobile phone numbers. Surveyed 2000 people, the sample is representative for adult population (ages 18 years and older) of Ukraine. Statistical sampling error does not exceed 2.2%.

Funding of the survey conducted in the framework of MATRA project of the Netherlands Embassy.

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