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Rating of parties in the elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine: results of a telephone survey conducted on February 5-7, 2021

As of February 5-7, three parties have support at once, which differs within the statistical error, in fact, these three parties "share" the first - third places. In addition, the fourth party lags minimally behind the formal leaders (and its support is lower in terms of error compared to the party that formally ranks third in the ranking). Thus, the "YeS" party would get relatively the most votes, for which 12.2% of all respondents and 18.1% of those who decided on the choice would vote; "OPZZh" party - 11.4% and 16.8%, respectively; the "Sluha Narodu" party - 10.5% and 15.5%; "Batkivshchyna" party - 8.9% and 13.2%. Next are "Syla i Chest" (respectively 4.3% and 6.3%) and the Radical Party (3.5% and 5.2%). "Sharii’s Party" (2.6% and 3.9%), "Holos" (2.5% and 3.7%) and "Hroisman's Ukrainian Strategy" are slightly below the barrier to entry. (2.1% and 3.2%).

Attitudes towards the ban on "112", "ZIK" and "NewsOne" channels: results of a telephone survey conducted on February 5-7, 2021

Given the sensitivity of the issues related to the various "bans", the KIIS has formulated two question options. For correctness, the "split-sample" procedure was used, according to which half of the randomly selected respondents were asked one wording of the question, the other half - the second wording. An experiment with a difference in the wording of the questions showed that those who support the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (it is mostly the population of the West and the Center) and those who do not support (it is the majority of the population of the South and the East), are approximately equally

In general, 34.6% of respondents in this formulation consider the ban a necessary step, while 40.8%, on the contrary, consider it a mistake. If in the West and in the Center support of a step rather prevails, in the South, the East and Donbas there are more of those who consider such step as a mistake.

Trust in social institutions and parties: December 2020

Volunteers, ordinary people in their locality, the army and the Church continue to enjoy the greatest trust in Ukrainian society.

74% of respondents trust volunteers who help the army, which is 11 percentage points higher than in 2018. 66% of respondents trust volunteers who help IDPs (compared to 61% in 2018). 67% trust ordinary people in their locality (almost unchanged compared to 2018, when the indicator was 68%). 66% trust the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which is 15 percentage points more than in 2018. 52% trust the Church (in 2018 – 51%).

Level of trust in politicians, electoral rating and attitude to certain initiatives / events: January 2021

In general, the percentage of those who do not trust all politicians is higher than the percentage of those who trust, except for I. Smeshko (balance is + 3.7%) and D. Razumkov (+ 2.1%), for whom the percentages of those trust and those who do not trust are about the same. Most respondents trust V. Klychko (37.5% trust and 51.8% do not trust, the balance of trust and distrust is -14.3%), V. Zelenskyi (35.6% against 59.6%, balance - -24%), V. Hroisman (30.9% against 54.2%, balance – -23.3%), Yu. Boiko (28.9% against 48.4%, balance – -19.5%), S. Prytula (27.3% against 39.1%, balance – -11.8%), D. Razumkov (26.6% against 28.6%, balance – -2.1%), Yu. Tymoshenko (26.2% against 69%, balance – -42.8%), O. Liashko (25% against 68.8%, balance – -43.8%), P. Poroshenko (22.7% against 74.4%, balance – -51.7%) and I. Smeshko (22.3% against 18.7%, balance – +3.7%).  Level of trust in other politicians is below 20%.

Readiness of Ukrainians to participate in social protests, December 2020

According to surveys conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, the share of those who say they are NOT ready to take part in any mass protests during 2019-2020 has changed from 49% in 2019 by 57% in 2020.

In December 2020, 38% of adults in Ukraine were ready to take part in protests. Compared to previous years, the level of readiness to participate in social protests has decreased significantly (by 10 percentage points compared to 2019).