Photo: Alexander Miridonov / Kommersant
Almost half of Russians (48 per cent) relates to the Georgia care and 37 percent good. This is according to the survey of Fund “Public opinion”.
Seven percent were undecided, and only eight percent of the respondents have negative attitude towards Georgia.
Among the reasons for a good relationship to the Transcaucasian Republic of the respondents listed the following: “friendly, good people, are good to us” (9 percent), and “like Georgia, there’s no reason to be bad” (7 percent). Respondents who have negative attitude towards Georgia, was called in as reasons for the poor attitude of the country to Russia, and that they don’t like Georgia.
71 percent of Russians believed that the good relations between Russia and Georgia are equally important for both countries. 19 percent believe that a good relationship is more important for Tbilisi, 3 percent for Moscow. 8 percent found it difficult to answer the question.
5 percent believe that in 5-10 years the relationship between the two countries are good. Sure selling 7 percent of Russians, 36 percent were undecided.
The survey of Fund “Public opinion” was held from 6 to 7 July in 104 localities in the 53 subjects of the Russian Federation, it was attended by 1.5 thousand respondents.
July 7 during the live broadcast the journalist Giorgi Gabunia, is obscenely spoke to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. In particular, he called Putin a “smelly occupier”. The behavior of the presenter strongly condemned not only in Russia but also in Georgia. The President of the Republic of Salome Zurabishvili appealed to Moscow with a request to respond to “provocation by radical forces”.
July 8 came into force a ban on direct air links with Georgia. The corresponding decree Putin signed in June after a wave of anti-Russian protests in Tbilisi. On 10 July, the source of “Kommersant” reported about a possible restoration of air links. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that to resume air is premature, because the danger for Russians in Georgia remains.
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