KIEV, Ukraine – According to a survey conducted by the Rating sociological group, up to 75% of Ukrainians believe their country is going in the wrong direction since the 2014 Maiden protests, after 6,000 people were polled.
“As many as 75% of Ukrainians feel that the country is headed in the wrong direction,” the group’s founder Igor Tishchenko told reporters at a news conference on Thursday.
“The peak happened after Maidan. At that time, 34% said the country’s was going in the right direction, while 48% believed Ukraine was headed in the wrong direction,” according to the survey.
“That is, we are now back to the figures we had before the Maidan (unrest),” Tishchenko said.
10% of respondents chose “to leave everything as it is now,” and 16% noted that they wanted everything to be “the way it had been before.”