ReligionJanuary 14, 2019

Split between Ukrainian, Russian churches shows political importance of Orthodox Christianity

Ukraine is an overwhelmingly Orthodox Christian nation, and 46% of Orthodox Ukrainians look to the Ukrainian national church leaders as the highest Orthodoxy authority.

ReligionJanuary 2, 2019

Once the same nation, the Czech Republic and Slovakia look very different religiously

While Slovakia is majority Catholic, around seven-in-ten Czechs are religiously unaffiliated – the highest share of unaffiliated adults in 34 European countries surveyed.

GlobalDecember 10, 2018

Many worldwide oppose more migration – both into and out of their countries

As the number of international migrants reaches new highs, people around the world show little appetite for more migration – both into and out of their countries.

GlobalDecember 6, 2018

Image of Putin, Russia Suffers Internationally

People around the world broadly think Russia plays a more important role in international affairs than it did a decade ago. But increased stature does not mean being better liked.

ReligionDecember 4, 2018

Views of national identity differ less by age in Central, Eastern Europe than in Western Europe

Central and Eastern Europeans of different ages are about equally likely to say that Christianity, birthplace and ancestry are important to national identity.

GlobalNovember 12, 2018

Russians, Indians, Germans especially likely to say their countries are more globally important

People in Russia, India and Germany stand out for being more likely than those in other countries to say their country is playing a bigger role in world affairs.

ReligionOctober 31, 2018

Greek attitudes toward religion, minorities align more with Central and Eastern Europe than West

When it comes to public attitudes on religion, national identity and the place of religious minorities, Greeks, like their neighbors to the East, hold more nationalist and less accepting views than do Western Europeans.

ReligionOctober 29, 2018

Eastern and Western Europeans Differ on Importance of Religion, Views of Minorities, and Key Social Issues

The Iron Curtain that once divided Europe may be long gone, but the continent today is split by stark differences in public attitudes toward religion, minorities and social issues such as gay marriage and legal abortion.

ReligionOctober 29, 2018

In EU, there’s an East-West divide over religious minorities, gay marriage, national identity

In the EU, Central and Eastern Europeans differ from Western Europeans in their views on certain issues, including religious minorities and gay marriage.

GlobalOctober 4, 2018

6 charts on how Russians and Americans see each other

Americans’ views of Russia have declined in the past year, as have Russians’ views of the United States. See six charts on public opinion about the relationship between the two nations.