Vysotsky and Marshal Zhukov: the Russians called their main idols of the twentieth century
MOSCOW, January 23 — RIA Novosti. Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the singer Vladimir Vysotsky and the Soviet Union Marshal Georgy Zhukov was named the main Russian idols of the twentieth century, the study, conducted by the Russian centre for public opinion studies (VTSIOM).
According to the data published on the website of the VTSIOM poll, timed to the 80th anniversary of the artist Vladimir Vysotsky remains for the Russians one of the main idols of the XX century: 20 years ago — 31% in 1999, and today 28% in 2018, he took second place in the national ranking, second only to Yuri Gagarin — 44% in 2018. The third line is the Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov with a score of 26% in 1999 and 20% in 2010 and 27% in 2018.
The study also showed that the name of Vladimir Vysotsky is familiar to almost every Russian: only 1% of respondents first heard about him in the survey. In addition, his identity is associated primarily with the work as a singer (47% of respondents), the actor of theatre and cinema — for 13%, of the poet — 25%.
The survey was conducted on January 19-20, 2018, with participation of Russians aged 18 years. Survey method — telephone interviews in a stratified random sample of dibasic landline and mobile numbers with a volume of 2,000 respondents. The sample is based on the complete list of phone numbers involved in the territory of the Russian Federation. For a given sample size the maximum error with 95% probability does not exceed 2.2%. In 1999 and 2010 was conducted housing surveys.