The attitude of Russians to the President of the United States Donald Trump over the last month, worsened about a third of them today belong to the American leader with disbelief, about a fifth of respondents disappointed with them, reports
RIA “Novosti” with reference to the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).
The President of the United States Donald Trump today, the Russians are worse than a month ago: the share of negative answers has increased from 7% to 39%, positive, on the contrary, decreased from 38% to 13%. In the emotional background, perceptions trump dominated by distrust (31%; 13% a month ago), disappointment (19%; a month earlier – 2%) or indifference (29%), showed a poll.
In addition, more than 80% of respondents in Russia today have negative views, calling relations between Russia and the United States strained, and cool or hostile, with only a third of the respondents hoped for improvement in the short term, and 15% expect a deterioration of bilateral relations.
“Missile strike by US on Syria has become a “cold shower” for a significant part of the Russians, more recently, counting on the improvement of Russian-American relations due to the change of President in Washington. Aggressive behavior Donald trump raised the distrust and ill-will towards the America, which is characteristic for the Russian society in the last two decades,” said the poll Director General of VTSIOM Valery Fyodorov.
The survey was conducted on April 11-12, 2017 among 1.2 thousand respondents by telephone interviews. The statistical error does not exceed 3.5%.
Missile attack on Syrian government airbase “Sirat” in the province of HOMS, which was a response to a chemical attack on the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province, the U.S. struck the night of April 7. The US allies in NATO have supported these steps, in Russia they called an act of aggression.