Russian poll: Putin faces limited opposition from his public on Ukraine
Despite criticism from the West on his actions in the Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin faces far fewer questions from a public that draws a distinction between support for separatist rebels and having a direct role in the continued violence in eastern Ukraine.
In countries near Syria, widespread fear about the spread of violence, extremists
Middle East worries about spreading violence and a possible triumph by extremists in Syria have been evident in Pew Research surveys the past two years.
Q/A: How Pew Research tracks public opinion in countries stricken by violence and unrest
Fact Tank sat down with James Bell, Pew Research’s director of international survey research, to discuss how the center designs and implements its surveys in places of conflict like Ukraine.
Regional polls show few Ukrainians, Russians want a united, single state
Most in Russia and the Ukraine favor the free movement of people and goods between the two nations, and relatively few support the wholesale merger of Ukraine with Russia.