78% of Ukrainians believe in Ukraine’s victory in the war with Russia

A public organization Institute of Cognitive Modeling together with the Social Monitoring Center and the First Rating System Agency conducted a study on the political attitudes and emotional state of Ukrainians in war conditions.

According to the survey, 77.9% of respondents believe in Ukraine’s victory in the war with Russia. 19.5% do not believe it, and 2.7% found it difficult to answer. 75.3% of respondents helped the Armed Forces of Ukraine, territorial defense fighters or volunteers over the past week, 19.2% did not help, and 5.5% found it difficult to answer.

The level of trust in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has increased significantly since the beginning of the Russian aggression against Ukraine. 75.1% of Ukrainians trust the President, 16.6% do not trust him, 8.4% found it difficult to answer. Support for the President’s actions reached almost 80%.

43.6% of respondents are willing to endure the inconveniences and problems associated with the war for as long as necessary to ensure peace on the terms of Ukraine. 9.6% are ready to endure a month or more, 8.3% – 2-3 weeks, 5.6% – 1 week, 8.3% – less than a week, 17.8% of respondents are not ready to endure at all.

Citizens feel the most protection and support from the Armed Forces of Ukraine (70.5%), relatives or friends (40.2%), and territorial defense (37.4%). Almost every fifth Ukrainian (19.4%) feels the most support from volunteers.

Almost half (49%) of Ukrainians live in the locality where they lived before the war. 28.9% live in the region where they lived before the war, but in a different locality, 11.2% – in another region of Ukraine, 2.8% – live abroad.

The results are representative at the national level, according to statistics at the beginning of 2022, in terms of age (over 18 years), gender, type of settlement (city/village) and division into regions. The survey was not conducted in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions not controlled by the Ukrainian authorities. Sample: 2000 respondents. Research method: an online survey (Computer Assisted Web Interviewing) using the new RatingBot technology, inviting respondents to participate in the survey in Telegram and Viber messengers, based on a random sample of mobile phone numbers. The standard deviation of sample representativeness indicators (confidence interval) +/- 2.4%. The average duration of one interview: up to 2 minutes. Period of the survey: March 4 – 6, 2022.