Ethnic Russians in some former Soviet republics feel a close connection to Russia
Ethnic Russians are a sizable minority in several former Soviet republics, and many are more favorably inclined toward Russia than their fellow citizens are.
Most G20 countries have little confidence in Putin, Trump on world affairs
Few people in G20 member countries have confidence in either Donald Trump or Vladimir Putin to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
On world affairs, most G20 countries more confident in Merkel than Trump
Among 17 Group of Twenty member countries, residents in just two countries have substantially more confidence in Trump than in Merkel on world affairs.
Where Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unions
Germany, the largest country in Western Europe by population, has become the 15th European nation to change its laws to allow gay marriage.
In Russia, nostalgia for Soviet Union and positive feelings about Stalin
Many Russians say the collapse of the Soviet Union has been a bad thing for their country. Nostalgia for the Soviet past also extends to views of Josef Stalin.
Around the world, favorability of the U.S. and confidence in its president decline
Global views of the U.S. and its president have shifted dramatically downward since the end of Barack Obama’s presidency and the start of Donald Trump’s.
4 charts on how Russians see their country’s place in the world
The Russian public feels confident about their country’s global standing, even as signs of discontent emerge at home.
Russians Remain Confident in Putin's Global Leadership
A majority of Russians say their country has improved its international standing, and many are confident in Putin’s handling of global issues. Economic views are mixed and corruption remains a concern.
Unlike their Central and Eastern European neighbors, most Czechs don’t believe in God
The vast majority of adults in Central and Eastern Europe identify with a religious group and believe in God. But one country is an exception to this pattern: the Czech Republic.
After Brexit, an uncertain fate for UK’s nearly 3 million EU-born migrants
Roughly 20 million people who were born in a country now a part of the European Union have moved from their birth country and now live in another EU nation.