According to the survey, which was conducted from 20 may to 2 June, the Kyiv international Institute of sociology, a vast majority of Ukrainians are critical of the news Ukrainian press.
The sociological survey was conducted among adult residents And covered all regions of Ukraine, except for areas controlled by LNR and DNR district participating in the survey was limited to Donetsk, informs Deutsche Welle.
According to the study, in Donetsk was recorded the highest index of the perception of the population of the Russian imposition." that the Maidan was orchestrated by the Americans, because it came To power, the nationalists, who threatened the Russian-speaking population in the Crimea turned out to save, and the Donbass rebelled And now the junta is fighting with his people in Donetsk believe about 50% of the population, " - said at the presentation of the results sociologicheskogo research Director of Kyiv international Institute of sociology Volodymyr Paniotto. He said that on controlled Ukraine Lugansk region, dominated by Russian television, this data is trusted by 38% of respondents." 2 other regions whose population most trusted of Russian propaganda, are Kharkiv And Odessa region, who together scored 39%, " said Paniotto. According to a research worker KIIS Marina Spieker, from the results sociologicheskogo of this research indicate that the main factor here is the region of residence." there exists a dependence of beliefs from information sources. This is most pronounced in the East And South of the country where print And electronic publications of Russia more popular, as Pro-Russian sentiment, " said Spieker. Limitation Kiev retransmission of Russian TV channels has led To the fact that the data about what is happening Ukrainians learn mostly from Ukrainian TV channels. About It told 43% of respondents. Get news from the Internet 29% of respondents. 22% of Ukrainians are regularly in both Ukrainian And Russian sources of information. And only 6% in practice, not interested in news of these media. At the same time Ukrainians in General have lost confidence in the media. The damaged print And electronic publications of Russia. To them, as demonstrated by the results sociologicheskogo research, improved attitudes, only one percent of Ukrainians. Whereas 60% of the level of trust has declined, and 28 remained unchanged. According to the research results, the Ukrainian press also lose the trust of the audience throughout Ukraine, except for its Western part. Deteriorated the attitude To the Ukrainian press in 19% of the population. At 11% it had improved, and 65% remained at the same level. The main reason for the drop in confidence both To the Russian And Ukrainian press is a distorted presentation of information about events happening in the country And in the world, according to the authors sociologicheskogo research. Executive Director customer sociologicheskogo research, public organization "Telekritika" Diana Ducik said that Ukrainians have become more critical Towards their intake of information." citizens have matched the picture on the TV with that which you see from the window. And when these realities do not match, the citizens no longer trust the media, " she explained. Remember, in February, the security service of Ukraine has proposed to introduce a ban on the accreditation of state agencies 115 media from Russia. The list for accreditation have been made all Russian TV channels, in addition to " Rain ". Before that, on 17 February, the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada voted for termination of accreditation With the state bodies of a number of Russian press. The decision stipulated that the SBU will generate a list of Newspapers that seem to be involved in waging " information war ". The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia has called the decision of the Ukrainian authorities ' continued policy on release of information space of the country.