A large number of Russian citizens (83%) believes that from Euromayday mass protests in Ukraine by the end of 2013 - beginning of 2014, Ukraine, sooner lost than won, informs the all-Russian center for the study of the opinions of a large number of citizens poll.
at the end of November 2013, after the statement of the government of Mykola Azarov on the temporary suspension of the signing of the Treaty of Union with the EU, supporters of European integration has occupied the main square of Kiev - Maidan Nezalezhnosti. Later Maidan has become a focus of opposition to the special purpose MIA and protesters. Numerous actions called Euromilano, were held across Ukraine. Against this background, at the end of February, the country suffered a coup leader Viktor Yanukovych was removed from power at the end of may were appointed early presidential elections, which was won by billionaire Peter Poroshenko.
according to the poll, only 3% of participants spent in the study believe that Ukraine according to the results of Euromayday won. Neither positive nor negative changes for the state in these events not see 8% otpisanih. The negative implications for Ukraine emphasize 83% of Russian citizens (in March 2014 these were less - 73%).
A quarter of Russian citizens (25%) believe the events on Maidan Nezalezhnosti coup. Every tenth characterizes the event as a revolution (10%) or manifestations of lawlessness and banditry (12%). For reviews of 5% of the Russian citizens Euromayday can be called a civil war.
for reviews of 22% otpisanih, numerous demonstrations of disagreement resulted from provocative actions of the Western countries, most importantly the United States. Another 16% said that it was caused by incorrect actions of the then leadership of the country, 8%, dissatisfaction with living conditions in General. 11% of respondents see the reason in the battle for power, territory and money, only 2% claim to urge protesters to join the European Union.
The poll was conducted on 21-22 February 2015. Respondents 1, 6 thousand people in 132 villages in 46 regions, territories and republics of Russia. The statistical error does not exceed 3, 5%.