UKRAINE, Feb 22 — The Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) released the results of a public opinion poll about Ukrainians’ perception of war. According to the gathered data, most Ukrainians — 73% — are prepared to endure the war with Russia however long it is necessary. 

This data hasn’t changed since May 2022 — back then, 71% of respondents were ready to endure the war as long as necessary. 73% agreed with the same statement in December 2023. At the same time, 3% of respondents are ready to endure the war for another half a year, and 18% — for another few months. 

How the poll was conducted

The KIIS ran a public opinion poll during February 5-10. Overall, 1,202 respondents participated in the poll. Respondents are residents of all Ukrainian regions apart from Crimea. The poll covered adult (aged 18 and older) citizens of Ukraine who, when the poll was conducted, lived on Ukrainian territories (in boundaries controlled by the Ukrainian government before February 24, 2022.) The sample size didn’t include residents of the territories that were temporarily occupied by Russia and Ukrainian citizens who live aboard. 

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