Number of Russian who consider Ukraine enemy reached its maximum during all time of the research, reports Russian Levada-center.
According to the survey, 50% of respondents this year consider Ukraine one of the main enemies. Note that in 2015 this figure was less - 37%, and in 2016 - 48%.
The leader on the list of “enemy countries”is the United States. About 70% of Russians consider them an enemy, but this figure has been declining in recent years.
Also, 24% of respondents consider Germany, Latvia and Lithuania to be hostile to Russia. At the same time, about half of the Russian citizens surveyed believe that Moscow is in international isolation. Approximately the same number believes the opposite.
Turkey this year stepped down to 11th place. In 2016 it was on the third place of the list of “enemies”.
At the same time, Russians believe Belarus, China, Kazakhstan, Syria and India to be friendly countries.
Earlier it was reported that Pentagon has ‘no idea’ what Russians want, according to Mattis. It is a mystery why Russia considers NATO a threat, U.S. Secretary of Defense says.