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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Views of Mueller’s investigation – and Trump’s handling of the probe – turn more partisan
Americans’ views of Robert Mueller’s investigation – and Donald Trump’s handling of the matter – continue to grow more polarized.
Pope Francis to visit the three Baltic countries – only one of which is majority Catholic
Pope Francis begins a four-day trip this weekend to the Baltic states, the first papal visit to these countries in 25 years. While the Baltic countries have a substantial Christian population, only Lithuania and Latvia have large numbers of Catholics.
How traditional and populist party support differs across Western Europe
Explore our new interactive feature to learn more about what traditional and populist party support looks like in Western Europe.
Russians Say Their Government Did Not Try to Influence U.S. Presidential Election
Roughly seven-in-ten Russians say their government did not try to meddle in the U.S. presidential election in 2016. However, 85% say the U.S. tries to shape the internal affairs of other countries.
Most European students are learning a foreign language in school while Americans lag
A median of 92% of European students are learning a language in school. Far fewer K-12 students in the U.S. participate in foreign language education.