Sputnik International has teamed up with Populus and Ifop to conduct public opinion polls concerning the most topical political issues.
Despite the fact that most European governments refuse to consider lifting sanctions on Russia under various pretexts, some EU politicians and parties have been calling for an end to economic and political confrontations and a mending of ties with its eastern neighbour.
A new IFOP opinion poll that was conducted on both sides of the Atlantic has revealed that residents of seemingly corruption-free countries may not always regard them as such.
One of the fund’s main tasks is the implementation of projects that are aimed at preserving the memory of the Russian soldiers who fought in France during the First World War, the study of Valutina Gora in Smolensk region, where a fight took place in August 1812, and other historical projects.
Respondents in both the United States and Europe turned out to be generally reluctant to trust their mainstream media to provide unbiased coverage of events related to Russia, with the number of respondents adhering to this point of view ranging from 43 to 53 percent depending on the country.
The divisions are growing between European states and Russia amid Brussels’ sanctions and Moscow’s tit-for-tat measures.
As the European Union continues to bear the economic brunt of its sanctions policy towards Russia, a recent poll by Sputnik has revealed that an absolute majority of Britons, Germans, French and Poles want better relations between Brussels and Moscow.
Amid the continuing frenzy in MSM (mainstream media) over Russia’s alleged attempts to meddle in US politics, a recent survey commissioned by Sputnik has revealed startling results.
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.
While US President Donald Trump recently described NATO as an “obsolete” organization, the latest Sputnik.Polls survey reveals that the majority of Europeans believe they need the alliance’s protection.