Despite the support voiced by the government reforms, 72% of Ukrainians feel the country is headed in the wrong direction, said the U.S. international Republican Institute on the results of an opinion poll conducted by the independence Day of Ukraine.
The main problems in the state Ukrainians call the conflict in Donbas and corruption, reports the letter MRI " Ukrainian truth ".
according to the information received sociologicheskogo research, Ukrainians support promised by the Ukrainian government reform, decentralization and reform at the local level. At the same time 67% of Ukrainians believe that the Central government should give more rights to the place, and 58% believe that the authorities are ready for new powers. In addition, increasing discontent because of the delay of the government to implement the promised reforms. Only 3% of Ukrainians are satisfied with the current pace of reforms. It is noted that the overwhelming majority of Ukrainians support EU integration, however, there is increasing dissatisfaction with the pace of reforms. Thus, 40% said that no changes are taking place, 32% expressed dissatisfaction with the pace of reforms, 13% undecided, and 12% said that too displeased with the fast pace of reforms. Also, as demonstrated by the survey, 31% of Ukrainians ? compared with 56% in September 2014 ? told that they are willing to put up with economic hardship if it will improve their quality of life." This trend shows that the window of opportunity for execution of the requirements of the Maidan gradually closes, " ? clarified responsible at the Institute for Eurasia analyst Stephen nix. Also according to the results of the study, 55% of Ukrainians support integration with the EU, 41% are in favour of NATO membership and 30% ? against membership in the Alliance. At the same time, very quickly decreased the number of supporters of the Customs Union with Russia ? with 40% under Yanukovych to the current 14%. In MRI stressed that the survey was conducted from 16 to 30 July in all regions of Ukraine with the exception of some areas of Donetsk and Lugansk areas, and Also joined the Russian Republic of Crimea. The survey involved 1, 2 thousand Respondents aged 18 years. Head Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday said that in the near future Ukraine will report on the implementation of reforms before the European Union in order to obtain a visa-free regime. In addition, Kiev said about the end of major military reforms. In the text of the Minsk agreements Also clearly spelled out the need for constitutional reform in Ukraine " with the entry into force by the end of 2015 the new Constitution, in assuming the form of a key element of decentralization (taking into account peculiarities of particular districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, agreed with the commissioners of these districts) ". First in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation announced that Kiev's actions as regarding constitutional reform and local elections in the Donbass do not meet the "spirit and letter" of a complex of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements.