Citizens of the Russian Federation believe that the leadership of Russia is obliged to establish Relations with America: the 1st line to "avoid war" such information gives the Fund the opinion of a large number of citizens (FOM).
"fifty percent of our citizens believe that the Russian leadership has an obligation to seek to improve Relations with America: 1st place-" to keep the peace, to prevent war." In addition, America is " the main power on the planet ", " important partner ", and "we should look for friends, not to create enemies," - said in the report FOM.
While 21% of respondents emphasize that Russia does not need to go towards America.
"We are strong and do not depend on anyone, We are not able to adjust ourselves to anyone," commented his opinion, this group of the respondents.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. EU countries, USA and Canada in the past year have imposed against Russia 1st batch of sentences, then it was expanded. In response, Russia imposed retaliatory measures that have spread to the products of the agricultural sector from the USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. Of the Russian Federation on 25 June of the current year decided to extend its food embargo for one year, until August 5, 2016 in response to the punishment of the EU, which were prolonged until 31 January of the same year.