Dmitry Zlatarev. The policy of U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama regarding Russia and Ukraine in a number of areas did not enjoy the support of his supporters in the Democratic party, evidenced by a statement released on Wednesday the Survey research center Pew Research Center).
The survey was conducted this spring in 10 countries, presumably with the participation of eleven thousand men, besides each of these, respondents were asked How common to all countries, and specific.
As provided by the American part of the study, Only 23% of the respondents from among the supporters of the Democratic party in favor of tougher sanctions on Russia. Only slightly more than a third lay on the Russian Federation responsible for violent actions in Eastern Ukraine.
at the same time 56% of democratic respondents in the U.S. believe that " Russia is the main danger neighbouring countries ". Presumably the same number of respondents advocated the provision of the Western economic assistance to Ukraine and the adoption Kiev to NATO. However, for the use of American military force and for sending weapons to Ukraine are Only 47% and 39% of the respondents from among the political supporters of Obama.
Republicans are more radical. For example, two thirds of them believe that North America is obliged to send its troops to Ukraine, and 60% support the idea supply arms. Punishment is relatively Russia considers it necessary to 40% of Republicans.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
first Ukrainian Authorities, as well as the United States and the European Union has repeatedly accused Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that the Russian Federation is not a party to domestic conflict and is not involved in events in the Southeast, and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.