More than half of young Russians called themselves cynics in the survey

More than half of young Russians called themselves cynics in the survey

MOSCOW, 27 Jun — RIA Novosti. Almost 60% of Russian youth consider themselves to cynical people, it follows from the results of a survey of the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).

Thus, 46% of the respondents among older people noted that the greatest degree of youth in Russia and inherent friendliness.

According to the survey, 42% of the young respondents said that their main quality is sincerity, 69% — active, almost 50% said that the main quality is greed. Slightly more than half (52%) of young people aged 25-34 years, added that the main quality of the youth of Russia is the aggressiveness.

In addition, 45% of young compatriots answered that they are characterized by diligence, 62% courage 25% — cowardice. However, 29% of older people said that young people in Russia tend indifference, 37% said that the arrogance.

Almost half of young people convinced that they are religious enough, however, 39% of older people said that it is not. About 40% said that they are interested in politics, 44% of older people agreed with this.

“Intergenerational conflict, characteristic of the 1990-ies, are gone. Today the older generation is better than before, assessing the youth. The young people themselves become more attentive to their health, exercising more, being more sympathetic and friendly. Among young people more Patriotic, they are slightly more involved in public life, but in their own opinion, more honest and cynical. Let’s hope that their activity will be directed towards creation and not destruction,” — says the survey data, the General Director VTSIOM Konstantin Abramov.

The initiative Russian opinion “polls-Sputnik” held on 20-21 June 2017 among 1,200 people.