MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Over a third of the polled, 32 percent, disagreed with the opinion that the United States threaten Russia against 42 percent in 2007, according to the survey.
The United States create obstacles for Russia's development, according to apprehensions of every second respondent. Some 40 percent of the interviewed fear setting of US control over the Russian economy, the poll said.
The poll was conducted by the Russian non-governmental research organization Levada Center. The researcher polled 1,600 people from 134 localities of the 46 country's regions.
The relations between Russia and the United States deteriorated dramatically in 2014, as the latter accused Moscow of meddling in the Ukrainian crisis. Russia has repeatedly denied the accusations.