More than 54 percent of Ukrainians say that gaining access to markets is the most important priority its foreign policy leaders should be focusing on, according to the results of an Institute for World Policy public-opinion poll.
The majority of Poles and the inhabitants of the Baltic states believe that Russia represents a military threat to their countries, although there are big differences among respondents from individual states, according to the results of an Institute of Public Affairs survey.
Nearly 85 percent of Ukrainians say that corruption in their country is one of the main obstacles in the way of Ukraine joining the European Union, according to the results of an Institute of World Policy survey.
People in the six largest European Union countries say that Ukraine must overcome corruption, oligarchism and poverty if it is to have any hope of joining the EU, according to the results of a poll commissioned by the Institute of World Policy.
About 80 percent of Ukrainians say their country’s judicial system needs an overhaul, and more than 40 percent say the task is so urgent that the country’s leaders need to make judicial reform a top priority, according to the results of an Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation survey.
The percentage of Montenegrins who oppose their country joining NATO dropped over the last year, while the number of citizens of the Balkan country who say Montenegro should join the military alliance increased, according to the results of a poll conducted by the Centre for Democracy and Human Rights.
An Institute of World Policy survey of 50 Ukrainian experts in international affairs showed that 38 of them want other countries to provide military aid to Ukraine.