More than 50% of Ukrainians support the country's accession to the European Union, inform the data sociologicheskogo research conducted by the sociological group " chart ".
according sociologicheskogo research, 55% of respondents support the country's accession to the EU, 14% in the Customs Union, 20% of the respondents were undecided.
in addition, if you currently held a referendum on Ukraine's accession to NATO, the membership voted least 41% of respondents, is fundamentally opposed to 30%, undecided - 15%, and 14% would not vote, inform the data sociologicheskogo research.
The survey was conducted from 10 to 30 July in all regions of Ukraine, Except for Donetsk and Lugansk regions. It was attended by 1, 2 thousand permanent residents of Ukraine aged 18 years and eligible to vote. A survey in the Odessa region was carried out according to a random sample of 665 permanent residents. The statistical error does not exceed 3, 8%.
Ukraine signed in June last year the Association agreement with the EU, informs about the desire to become a full member of the European Union.
at the end of last year, the Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on the cancellation of Ukraine's non-aligned status. However, he noticed that Kiev for five or six years will be determined on the issue of joining NATO. Authorities say, to decide the fate of this question will be the Ukrainians in the referendum. In the capital of Russia has stated many times about the importance of preserving the non-aligned status of Ukraine. The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov stated that this status is important to ensure security in the Euro-Atlantic area and is in the fundamental interests of the Ukrainian nation.
experts believe that Ukraine will not be able to qualify for membership in NATO in the next 20 years. Former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said that Ukraine's accession to the Alliance, it will need to achieve a number of features, implementation of which will leave a large number of time. While NATO does not accept countries that have territorial discussions, and Ukraine claims to the Crimea, which became part of Russia following a referendum in March 2014.