Share of Russians who feel the ‘special operation’ has been successful fell from 73% in May to 53% in September
- The greatest concern is typical for respondents aged 55 years and older: among them, what is happening is very worried 66%, rather worried - 26%. The youngest respondents are the least concerned about what is happening: 37% are very worried and 42% are rather worried.
- Concerns about Ukrainian events have also grown and reached peak levels. In September, 88% of respondents said this: 56% said they were "very worried" about current events (in August - 37%), another 32% - "rather worried" (in August - 37%).
- The highest level of support for the actions of the Russian armed forces in Ukraine is still observed among the older age group - 81% support; the smallest is characteristic of young respondents (18–24): among them, 55% of respondents express support.
- The prevailing feelings about the partial mobilization announced in the Russian Federation are “anxiety, fear, horror” (47%), “shock” (23%), “pride for Russia” (23%) and “anger, indignation” (13%). Only 9% of respondents said they were indifferent.
- “Anxiety, fear, horror” was the most common emotion felt in response to mobilization across age ranges.
The all-Russian survey by the Levada Center was conducted on September 22–28, 2022, based on a representative all-Russian sample of the urban and rural population of 1,631 people aged 18 and over in 137 settlements, 50 constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The study is conducted at the respondent's home by a personal interview. The distribution of responses is given as a percentage of the total number of respondents, together with data from previous surveys.
The statistical error in a sample of 1600 people (with a probability of 0.95) does not exceed:
- 3.4% for indicators close to 50%
- 2.9% for indicators close to 25% / 75%
- 2.0% for indicators close to 10% / 90%
- 1.5% for indicators close to 5% / 95%
created: 2022-11-05 tags: [russia, ukraine, war, perception] source: https://www.levada.ru/2022/09/29/konflikt-s-ukrainoj-sentyabr-2022-goda/ author: Levada-Center