Almost 40% of Russians have never read the Constitution, the survey showed
MOSCOW, 10 Dec — RIA Novosti. Almost 40% of Russians never read the Constitution of Russia, according to a study of “Levada-Center”.
According to the survey, 37% of respondents never read the Constitution. A quarter of respondents (25%) read, but don’t remember anything. In this case I remember quite well a little more than 10% of the population of our country. Almost as many believe in respecting the Constitution of the Russian authorities (13%). That the Constitution is observed only partly, sure 40%. “Have no respect” said 14% of Russians.
It should be noted that on the forthcoming Day of the Constitution celebrated in our country on December 12, aware, 66% of inhabitants of Russia.
However, this figure reduced over the last years (70% in 2016 76% in 2015), written in the release. In 2017 the proportion of those who knows about the holiday, the lowest since 2010.
The Russian Constitution was adopted 12 December 1993 referendum. Joined the document in force from the date of publication 25 December 1993.
Poll spent “Levada-Center” 24-28 November, among 1,600 people aged 18 years and older in 137 localities of the 48 regions of the Russian Federation by personal interview. The statistical error does not exceed 3.4%.