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28.06.2013
source: dif.org.ua

Only 6% of Ukrainians would want parliament to elect the President

   

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As always, the Democratic Initiatives Foundation and Razumkov Centre have published the results of a survey carried out on the eve of Constitution Day (28 June).

An absolute majority (66) believe that events in Ukraine are going the wrong way.  Only 15% said that they were moving in the right direction, with the others undecided.

In October 2009 (under the previous President, 6.9% saw the country as heading in the right direction; 81.1% in the wrong direction.

In June 2010, three months into Yanukovych’s Presidency, 41.3% said the country was on the right track; 32.2% - the wrong track.

By November 2010 the ratio was 20.4% to 53.9% 

In 2013 15.4% against 65.9%

Only 6% of the respondents would support the President being elected by parliament, with 85% against.

How much do you trust the following politicians?

 

Not at all

On the whole don’t trust

 On the whole trust

 Fully trust

Hard to say

Mykola Azarov

47, 0

22, 8

17, 5

4, 9

7, 8

Vitaly Klichko

27, 2

18, 1

28, 5

13, 5

12, 6

Yury Lutsenko

37, 5

23, 7

18, 6

5, 4

14, 7

Yulia Tymoshenko

41, 5

18, 9

17, 6

12, 4

9, 6

Oleh Tyahnybok

40, 6

18, 9

19, 7

8, 7

12, 1

Viktor Yanukovych

47, 6

21, 1

17, 7

7, 3

6, 1

Arseny Yatsenyuk

36, 6

19, 3

23, 6

10, 6

9, 9

Faith in the following social institutions

 

No trust

On the whole don’t trust

On the whole trust

Totally trust

Hard to say

The President

45, 0

23, 9

19, 3

6, 5

5, 3

The Verkhovna Rada

45, 1

31, 7

14, 7

1, 6

6, 9

The Cabinet of Ministers

44, 1

26, 9

19, 3

3, 0

6, 6

Armed forces

18, 3

18, 9

40, 4

8, 2

14, 2

The Police

39, 8

30, 2

19, 5

3, 2

7, 3

Security Service [SBU]

28, 0

20, 5

29, 8

4, 6

17, 1

Local authorities

22, 8

24, 5

36, 0

6, 3

10, 3

Judges

44, 9

27, 4

13, 2

2, 7

11, 9

Constitutional Court

36, 6

22, 5

17, 0

4, 0

20, 0

Prosecutor’s Office

38, 4

25, 1

16, 2

4, 4

15, 8

The Church

9, 3

10, 6

38, 4

31, 7

10, 0

The media

12, 6

21, 2

48, 0

10, 3

7, 9

The Russian media

20, 3

25, 7

27, 3

5, 8

20, 8

NGOs

14, 2

21, 4

33, 0

5, 4

26, 0

Political parties

32, 1

37, 1

15, 6

2, 0

13, 3

Banks

37, 0

30, 3

19, 9

3, 0

9, 8

If you are dissatisfied with the situation in Ukraine, who do you consider to blame (multiple answers as appropriate)

 

%

1 – the President

50, 7

2 – the Cabinet of Ministers

51, 2

3 – the Party of the Regions

29, 9

4 – the Communist Party

10, 0

5 – opposition parties

11, 2

6 – the world economic crisis

8, 2

7 – Western countries

2, 9

8 – Russia

4, 8

9 – people themselves, with their passiveness

25, 6

10 – other

2, 1

11 – hard to say 

4, 7

54.4% of the respondents preferred a parliamentary-presidential or presidential-parliamentary republic where both Parliament and President form the government and have powers for mutual control.  Only 14.7% supported a Presidential republic. 2.1 % supported dictatorship where the country’s leader has unlimited power.

 

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