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Ukrainians trust army, volunteers, president, church – poll

They mostly distrust Russian media.

Ukrainians trust army, volunteers, president, church – poll
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Most Ukrainians (70.3%) trust the Armed Forces, 69.9% volunteer organisations, 68.2% President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and 64.6% church, a survey carried out by the sociological service of the Razumkov Centre has revealed, according to Interfax-Ukraine.

Among government office and public institutions, Ukrainians trust the State Emergencies Service (63.4%), volunteer battalions (62.1%), the National Guard (58%), the State Border Service (57.5%), Ukrainian media (54%) and non-governmental organisations (51%).

Some 43.7% of respondents trust parliament (while 44.7% distrust it), 44.2% the Cabinet of Ministers (43.8%).

Most respondents (80%) distrust Russian media, 73.2% the judiciary as such, 68.5% government officials, 68% local courts, 66% political parties, 66% commercial banks, 63% prosecutor's offices, 62% the Supreme Court, 58% the Constitutional Court, 57% the Anticorruption Court, 56.1% the Special Anticorruption Prosecutor's Office, 56% the National Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine, 56% the National Agency for Preventing Corruption, and 52.3% the National Bank of Ukraine.

The survey was held among 2,015 mature respondents in all regions of Ukraine controlled by the government on 1-7 November. The margin of error does not exceed 2.3%.

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