The survey of the Kiev international Institute of sociology (KIIS) showed that about 46% of the population of Ukraine in September supported the country's accession to the EU, 13 per cent for the accession to the Customs Union.
"against most of the interviewed residents (46%) consider necessary the direction of foreign policy for Ukraine's Course to join the EU, while 13% support joining the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia ", – quotes the letter of the Institute, RIA " Novosti ".
at the same time noted that " Nearly thirty percent (30%) configured as against the EU and against the Customs Union and considers that Ukraine should go the independent way, not adhering to any of these unions ". According to the information received social research, Pro-European sentiments prevail in the West and centre of the country: a course on the accession to the EU support 72% of the population of the Western areas and 46% in Central Ukraine. Almost thirty percent (29%) residents of the center of the country chooses an independent Course for Ukraine without joining the EU or the Customs Union. Only 4% of the population of the Western regions and 8% of residents support accession to the Customs Union. In the East and South of the country a considerable part of the population (43% and 40% respectively) would prefer that Ukraine remain neutral, is not included either in the EU or the Customs Union. The course on European integration supports 28% of the residents of the South and 23% of the population of Eastern Ukraine, while the Pro-Russian Course serves 28% of the inhabitants of the East and 22% of the population of the South. The KIIS poll was conducted from 16 to 26 September, polled 2040 otpisanih. The statistical error does not exceed 3, 3%. Remember, According to a recent poll conducted by the Sociological group "the chart" by order of the international Republican Institute, about the "cold" and "very cold" relative to Russia, told 57% of Ukrainians. Thus, according to the social research of the Sociological group "chart" that 51% of Ukrainians would prefer membership in the European Union, 19% - to the Customs Union.