Is there a war going on between Russia and Ukraine?
Comparison of views of the Ukrainians and the Russians on armed conflict in Donbas
TherearebigdifferencesinhowtheUkrainiansandhowtheRussiansseetheroleofRussiain what has been going on in Ukraine during the last two years. Opinion that there is a war between Russia and Ukraine is shared by 63% of the Ukrainians and 25% of the Russians. Also 65% of the Ukrainians and 27% of the Russians think there are Russian troops on the territory of Ukraine. While 83% of the Russians approve the accession of Crimea to Russia, only 10% of the Ukrainians share this view.