The international public opinion project was inaugurated in January 2015, in partnership with Populus and Ifop France's oldest polling institute. The project organizes regular surveys in the United States and Europe on the most sensitive social and political issues.
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The majority of respondents in Italy, Germany and France said they consider Russian President Vladimir Putin to be the most powerful world leader, with US President Donald Trump enjoying similar support in the United States and the UK, but coming in second in continental Europe.
The poll, conducted at Sputnik’s request by the French Institute of Public Opinion (Ifop), shows that a major portion of people in the UK, France and Germany don’t see Russia as a part of Europe.
A majority of French and Germans, along with a considerable number of Britons and Poles, oppose the new US bill which may result in European companies being punished for cooperating with Russia.
More than half of German and Italian citizens, as well as almost two thirds of Britons think that at least one country will withdraw from the European Union in the coming years, an Ifop poll for Sputnik showed Thursday, almost a year after the UK Brexit referendum.
A total of 53 percent of Italians believe that their country should not increase its defense spending in accordance with NATO rules, while in France and Germany less than half are in favor of reaching NATO spending targets, an IFOP poll for Sputnik showed Thursday.
NATO's claims about a potential Russian invasion of Poland and the Baltic countries have been met with skepticism by Italians, Germans and the French while in the UK and US citizens hold different opinions. This is according to a survey conducted by Ifop for Sputnik.Polls (Sputnik news agency and radio) ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels.
Most respondents in Germany (72%), France (64%), Brazil (60%), Great Britain (55%) and Turkey (52%) believe that after Donald Trump’s election as US president, the world will become less secure, a recent Sputnik.Polls survey showed.
More than four out of every ten Germans (43%) say that one of the main reasons we have seen a growth in the popularity of right-wing parties in Europe is that the electorate feel there have been empty promises that have not been fulfilled.
More than a third of Italians and Germans perceive Crimea as part of Russia; the viewpoint is also held by 26 percent of Britons, 23 percent of Americans and 20 percent of French people, according to the latest poll released by Sputnik.
According to Sputnik.Polls, the majority of respondents in Italy (79 percent), France (67 percent) and Great Britain (53 percent) believe that the migrant crisis in their counties has got worse in the past year.
The latest Sputnik.Polls survey reveals that the majority of Europeans and Americans feel pessimistic about the migrant crisis and believe that the situation is deteriorating rather than improving.
The majority of German, Italian and Polish citizens are against the practice allowing athletes with chronic condition to take drugs, which may have performance-enhancing side effects, a poll conducted exclusively for Sputnik revealed on Friday.
On December 8, 1991, the Belavezha Accords on the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the establishment of a Commonwealth of Independent States were signed when leaders of Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine inked an agreement to create the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
According to a Sputnik.Polls survey, the majority of people in Germany (69%), France (55%) and Italy (51%) believe that the United States did a poor job as the only superpower and global leader after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. The survey was conducted by Ifop for Sputnik News Agency and Radio.
A survey conducted by the TNS UK research company in the US for Sputnik news agency and radio shows that the overwhelming majority of Americans believe the media were biased towards one of the candidates in the coverage of the presidential election.
According to a new Sputnik.Polls survey, the majority of Americans (60%) want to change the electoral system in the United States. Moreover, almost half of Americans (45%) believe that they should change to a "one man - one vote" system. The survey was conducted by research company TNS UK for Sputnik News Agency and Radio.
According to a recent Sputnik.Polls survey conducted by the polling and research company Ifop and commissioned by Sputnik News Agency and Radio, the majority of people in France, Spain and Italy would like to see Hillary Clinton as the next US president.
According to a Sputnik.Polls survey, the majority of people in Germany (74%), France (65%), and Italy (63%) believe that the measures taken by the United States in fighting terrorism after the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001 have not strengthened global security.
According to a Sputnik.Polls survey, the majority of people in Italy (64 percent), France (63 percent) and Germany (54 percent) are displeased with their primary and secondary education systems. Only 28 per cent of people in France, 31 per cent in Italy, and 41 per cent in Germany are pleased with the education system in their countries.