6 charts showing how Russians see their country and the world
While Russians are downbeat about their economy, they still strongly support President Vladimir Putin, have increasingly negative views of Western countries and leaders, and are nostalgic for the Soviet era.
Key findings from our poll on the Russia-Ukraine conflict
Our survey looks at the Ukraine-Russia conflict through the eyes of eight NATO countries and in Ukraine and Russia to gauge what ordinary people think about the crisis.
How NATO Publics View Ukrainian Crisis
Publics of key NATO member nations blame Russia for the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, but few support sending arms to Ukraine. And half of Russians see NATO as a military threat, while Ukrainians favor joining NATO.
Where Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unions
Ireland is the 14th European nation to change its laws to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.
Ratings of Muslims rise in France after Charlie Hebdo, just as in U.S. after 9/11
There has been considerable debate over the country’s Muslims and the role of extremism, but no backlash against Muslims in French public opinion.
Faith in European Project Reviving
Favorable views of the European Union and faith in the efficacy of the euro are generally rebounding in major EU member states. Nonetheless, most say the rise of Eurosceptic political parties is a good thing.
5 key findings about how Europeans view the economy and EU
Despite their increasingly upbeat economic mood, Europeans show growing support for nontraditional political parties critical of the EU.
Americans are aging, but not as fast as people in Germany, Italy and Japan
At least one-in-five people in Japan, Germany and Italy are already aged 65 or older, and most other European countries are close behind.
Americans and Germans differ on approach to Russia
Not since the end of the Cold War has Russia loomed so large in German-American relations, due in large part to recent developments in Ukraine.
On UK elections, the talk on Twitter is largely negative
A new Pew Research Center analysis of the months leading up to election day finds that four of the six parties studied received more negative commentary than positive.