The head of VTsIOM: the quarter of Russians believe the Sun revolves around the Earth
The results of a survey of residents of the Russian Federation has amazed even experienced sociologist.
Every fourth inhabitant of Russia is convinced that the Sun revolves around the Earth, and not Vice versa, has told in interview “news” the General Director of VTsIOM Valery Fedorov.
Sociologists for several years ask the Russians that question, every time a significant portion of the population demonstrates a commitment to an alternative world view.
According to the poll, a quarter of Russians believe that not the Earth revolves around the Sun and the Sun around the Earth. It is a sociological fact that we have installed, and then double-checked again and confirmed.Valery Fedorovdirector Polls
The head of VTsIOM has admitted that he was amazed by the response of the Russians to this question — other sociological data it is not so impressive.