More than half of Russians are waiting for the normalization of relations with the West
They believe that this can be made possible in the new presidential term of Putin over the past six years.
Moscow. June 19. INTERFAX.RU More than half of Russians believe that during the current presidency of Vladimir Putin the relations between Russia and the West are normalized, but many of the respondents believe that removal of sanctions should be expected, according to the survey “Levada-center”, submitted on Tuesday to “Interfax”.
54% of respondents believe that over the next six years is likely to be followed by normalization of relations. The opposite view is held by about a third (32%) of respondents.
While 44% of respondents believe that this period of anti-Russian sanctions are likely to continue. However, over a third of respondents (39%) believe that the West could abandon sanctions pressure on Russia.
That 2024 will be able to provide the rising living standards of Russians who believe 45% of respondents, while 40% of respondents do not share these assessments.
According to the results of the study revealed that around a quarter (24%) of Russians believe that after the changes in the composition of the government, “we can hope for solving the country’s problems.”
According to sociologists, 57% of respondents believe that Russia needs a decisive and full-scale changes, while a quarter of respondents thinks that is enough to go only to minor changes. While every tenth Respondent believes that no change is not needed.
As for the changes, 22% of respondents believe that the priority is to increase living standards and wages. Every tenth Respondent believes that it is first necessary to increase the size of the benefits and increase the level of social assistance. 9% of respondents as a priority, allocate the creation of jobs, and 8% believe that it is necessary to increase the size of pensions.