The majority of Russians said about the increase in terrorist threats

About 60 percent of Russians believe that over the past five years the threat to peace posed by international terrorism has increased. This is evidenced by data survey of the national center for the study of public opinion (VTSIOM), published on the website of the organization.

According to 20 percent the threat has remained at the same level, 17 percent reported a decline in danger.

While 78 percent of respondents fear that they or their relatives may become victims of terrorist attacks, nine percent sure that this will not happen, and 11 percent prefer not to think about it.

“Fear is quite rational, conscious and so do not panic. I have confidence that it is a necessary evil, fighting for appropriate law enforcement authorities, and these authorities today, quite a big credit of trust from the society”, — noted the General Director of Fund VTSIOM Konstantin Abramov.

About the explosion that occurred in the St. Petersburg metro, I heard 98 percent of Russians. However, about a third (30 per cent) of citizens believe that the organizers of the attack were the representatives of the banned terrorist organization ISIL, 12 percent do not go into details and just believe that it was terrorists.

The explosion in the subway occurred April 3, killing 14 people. According to the Investigative Committee, the attack was committed a 22-year-old native of Kyrgyzstan Akbarjon Jalilov, in 2011 received Russian citizenship.