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    A total of 77 percent of Russian nationals do not consider their country a threat to the security of other countries in the world, a poll revealed Tuesday.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and U.S. President Barack Obama have a meeting within the framework of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, 17 June 2013
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the poll conducted by the non-profit Levada Center, 77 percent of Russians surveyed believe their country is not a threat to other states' security, while 13 percent disagree with them and 10 percent are undecided.

    The survey showed that 69 percent of the respondents consider the United States to be posing threat to the security of other countries, while 17 percent believe there is no threat from Washington.

    The Levada survey was conducted through personal interviews with 1,600 adults in 137 cities and towns across 48 Russian regions between June 23 and 27.


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