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A third of Ukrainians regret the collapse of the Soviet Union. This is evidenced by research by the Kiev international Institute of sociology (KIIS).
According to the survey, more than 33.5 percent of Ukrainian citizens regret that the USSR collapsed. Opposite view of the incident revealed 50 percent of study participants.
At the same time, every third Respondent (35 percent) believe that the presence of Ukraine in the Soviet Union brought her more good. Greater harm said 28 percent of respondents. Yet 25.5 percent of Ukrainians chose the option “difficult to say for sure what it was anymore.”
It is noted that if in the Western regions of Ukraine the majority of the population does not regret the collapse of the Soviet Union (69 percent versus 15 percent), in the Central part of the country the proportions were different — 51 percent to 32 percent. In the South-East is dominated by those who regret the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The survey was conducted by KMIS from 24 to 31 may 2020 with the help of telephone interviews on a random sample of mobile phone numbers among the population aged 18 years. There have been two thousand interviews. In the sample did not include non-government-controlled areas of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The error does not exceed 2.2 per cent.
The agreement on the dissolution of the Union of Soviet Socialist republics (USSR) and the establishment of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was signed on 8 December 1991 leaders of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus in Belovezhskaya Pushcha.
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