Legislators in UK, Canada and Australia Express Post-election Enthusiasm for Biden Administration on Twitter
In preelection tweets about the U.S., lawmakers abroad focused on how the election will affect bilateral ties and trade.
Views of Russia and Putin remain negative across 14 nations
A median of 66% of adults in 14 countries express an unfavorable view of Russia, with majorities in 12 of the countries holding that view.
Majorities in the European Union Have Favorable Views of the Bloc
A median of 66% across eight EU member nations rated the organization positively this summer.
Unfavorable Views of China Reach Historic Highs in Many Countries
Across 14 advanced nations, a median of 61% say China has done a bad job in handling the coronavirus outbreak. And at least seven-in-ten in each of these countries have little or no confidence in President Xi Jinping.
Confidence in Merkel is at all-time high in several countries during her last full year in office
A median of 75% across 14 surveyed countries say they have confidence in German Chancellor Angela Merkel to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
U.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly
In several countries, favorable views of the U.S. are at their lowest point since the Center began polling on this topic two decades ago.
Outside U.S., Floyd’s killing and protests sparked discussion on legislators’ Twitter accounts
Many legislators in four English-speaking countries directly addressed George Floyd’s killing and the subsequent protests on Twitter.
Fast facts about Americans’ views on Russia amid allegations of 2020 election interference
72% of Americans say it is very or somewhat likely that Russia or other foreign governments will try to influence the November 2020 election.
Russia and Putin receive low ratings globally
Globally, people tend to express little confidence in President Vladimir Putin’s ability to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman garners little trust from people in the region and the U.S.
Most across the Middle East and in the U.S. lack confidence in Mohammed bin Salman to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
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