The share of Russian citizens who do not believe that Russia will be able to defeat corruption, and at the moment is 42 percent, said Wednesday Sociologists " Levada-Center ".
This number is much higher than two years earlier (35%), while last year the number of Russian citizens who consider as well, was higher than in the current (43%). Currently 31% of the respondents believe that the head of the Russian Federation will be able to succeed in the battle with the bribe-takers. Sociologists also said that more than half of the respondents (64%) believe that the leader does not condone corruption, and " limit the appetite of the bureaucracy. In may 2013, this figure was 49%.
"thirty percent of the respondents in the General population (among young people - 42%) believe that to defeat the illegal activities of officials need tough measures - strong purge the ranks of bureaucrats and the tightening of retribution ", - is informed in the report.
Sociologists also learned what the events of the last 4 weeks most memorable Russians. As the researchers say, the attention of people To the battle against illegal activities of officials "pushed out" other important issues: the war in Ukraine and the economic situation in the country.
for example, sentencing the defendant in the case of embezzlement in "Oboronservis" Evgenia Vasilyeva remember only 9% of respondents. The overwhelming majority of Russian citizens, 61%, say the sentence Vasilyeva too soft, suitable wine - 12 %, too harsh - 2%.
Presnensky Court of Moscow appointed on 8 may key the defendant in the case of bribery in the Ministry of defense Evgenia Vasilyeva 5 years the actual conclusion. The court also ordered her to pay 77 million rubles in claims of victims organizations in the case of " Oboronservis ". The survey "Levada-Center" was held may 22-25 among 800 people in 46 regions of the country. The error does not exceed 4, 1%.