Europeans were asked about the anti-Russian sanctions


In which States consider them to be excessive.

In the EU there are different opinions about the European sanctions policy against Russia. On Tuesday, September 10, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

According to the survey, most EU sanctions are perceived as “tough enough” or “balanced”. In Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Spain and Romania recorded the highest proportion of citizens who believe the EU sanctions policy against Russia “stiff enough”. For example, in Poland this position is shared by 55%, and Sweden 46% of respondents.

Residents of the Netherlands, France, Germany, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Italy was divided almost evenly in their assessment of anti-Russian sanctions.

In three European countries — Austria, Greece and Slovakia — the proportion of residents who believe sanctions against Russia are “too hard”, more than the proportion of those who hold opinions on “balanced” or “not tough” sanctions policy of the EU.

In addition, respondents also asked the question of what direction should be, in their opinion, to take the EU in conflict situations between the US and Russia. According to a survey, most Europeans would like the EU to adopt a neutral stance in this case.

The survey data indicate that, for example, 33% of respondents in Poland believe that Warsaw will have to support the US. 45% — for neutrality. To take the side of Russia in Poland are ready to just 6%. Other respondents were undecided. Similar ratios in Denmark, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Romania, Sweden, Italy and Hungary.

Meanwhile, in Slovakia, the share of those who believe that their country should take the side of Russia, is higher than the number of those who would act for the support of Washington.

A survey for the European Council on foreign relations, was carried out by YouGov. In it participated more than 60 thousand people.

The survey was conducted only in 14 EU countries: Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Poland, Spain and Sweden.


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