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Russians think of United States and Ukraine as the main enemies of Russia

The citizens believe that the United States are most hostile country for Russia.

Russians think of United States and Ukraine as the main enemies of Russia

It was shown by the results of the survey conducted by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center.

According to the survey, 73% of respondents believe that the United States are hostile to Russia, while in 2008, only a quarter of the respondents thought like that.

Ukraine (32 %) takes the second place in the list of hostile countries.

Third place goes to the European Union, gaining 10 %. The same number of respondents considered the position of Germany unfriendly towards Russia.

9 % of respondents considered England hostile, and Poland got 6 %.

The citizens called China (51 %) Russia"s main ally, but six years ago, only a half of the respondents (23 %) thought so.

Also, according to the survey, Russia established warm relations with Belarus (32 %) and Kazakhstan (20 %).

In addition, in the list of friends there are India (9 %), Brazil (4 %), and Cuba (4 %).

As reported at podrobnosti.ua, the world"s attitude toward Russia has worsen significantly over the last year. So, for the first time of nine-year research, 45% of respondents from 24 countries including Russia, UK, USA, Australia, Argentina, Ghana, Nigeria, China, India expressed negative attitude towards Russia. Only 31% of respondents feel a sympathy for this country.