According to a survey by the Razumkov Centre, 93% of Ukrainian citizens continue to trust the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and 86% believe in volunteer battalions.

At the same time, the highest level of distrust was recorded with:

  • the judicial system in general (70%);
  • political parties (69%);
  • government agencies (66%).

In the sphere of politicians, officials and public figures, Volodymyr Zelenskyy has the highest level of trust (83.5%), followed by:

  • Vitalii Kim, head of Mykolaiv Regional State Administration (63%),
  • public and political figure Serhii Prytula (56%),
  • Mykhailo Podoliak, Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine (51%).

Significant distrust is expressed toward Yulia Tymoshenko (80%), Yuriy Boyko (77%), and Petro Poroshenko (73%).

2020 respondents aged 18 and over were interviewed. The theoretical sampling error does not exceed 2.3%. At the same time, other systematic sample deviations may be caused by the consequences of Russian aggression, particularly the forced evacuation of millions of citizens.

Current situation in the country

The percentage of citizens who believe that events in the country are developing in the right direction has decreased to 56%.

22% believe that events are heading in the wrong direction. Compared to February-March 2023, when these figures were 61% and 21%, respectively, critical attitudes toward events are growing as the situation in the country changes.

The survey also showed that 43% of Ukrainians believe that Ukraine can overcome problems and difficulties in the next few years, while 43% think this is possible in the longer term.

Only 5% of respondents think the country cannot overcome the existing problems. Compared to February-March 2023, there has been an increase in Ukrainians’ confidence in the country’s ability to overcome difficulties.

See also

  • Croatia recognized the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. Croatia became the 30th country to adopt the resolution to the genocide of Ukrainians.
  • European Parliament calls on NATO to invite Ukraine to join the alliance. According to the recently passed resolution, which received 425 votes in favor, 38 against, and 42 abstentions, MEPs emphasize their expectation that the “process of accession should commence once the war concludes and reach its conclusion without delay.”

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