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Only 25% of the Ukrainians know how the visa free regime with the Schengen area countries
Visa-free regime was one of the key topics of mass media discussion in Ukraine over the past two years. At the same time data of research and media monitoring show that there were no systematic explanation of their rights and obligations connected with the implementation of a visa-free regime. Only 5% of press reports on this subject contained analytics, the rest presented just the summary records of the process of obtaining visa-free regime.According to the latest polls conducted by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, only 25% of respondents were able to correctly answer the question about how long one can stay in the EU territory according to the terms of visa-free regime.
The prevalence of smoking among young people has been reduced by 28% Ц Kyiv International Institute of Sociology
Analysts explain: the legislative control has been instrumental in reducing the prevalence of smoking among young Ukrainians.
On March 20, 2017, the results of the nation-wide survey concerning smoking in Ukraine have been presented; the survey has been conducted by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology.
Eating out tendencies among the residents of Ukraine
The majority of the Ukrainians eats at home. Over the past month, 29% of the adult population (48% among people under 40 years) consumed food that was prepared outside the home. Residents of Ukraine prefer "democratic” catering establishments. The leaders are cafe or bistro, which account for two-thirds of recent visits.
Geopolitical orientations of the residents of Ukraine: the European Union, Customs Union, NATO (February 2017)
If a referendum on joining the EU had been held in February 2017, there would have been 64% of votes for joining the EU, and 36% - against.
In a referendum on NATO membership, there would have been the following results: 57% - for Ukraine's accession to NATO, 43% - against.
Asked about the desired direction of foreign policy, 47% of respondents voted in favor of Ukraine joining the EU, 14% continue to support accession to the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia, and 28% believe that Ukraine should develop independently without signing in none of these associations.
The attitude of the Ukrainians to public holidays, February 2017
The study found that in general, the Ukrainians refer to holidays with love and respect; only 2% of respondents do not relate to any official holidays as important or favorite.