Almost 60% of Ukrainians approve of the disengagement of troops in Donbas, according to a survey by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology.
The survey funded by the EU Delegation to Ukraine was held among 2,041 respondents on 4-19 November. The margin of error does not exceed 2.3%.
Some 44.4% of respondents said that the disengagement was the first step towards peace. Some 15.2% welcomed the disengagement because "it is important for shooting to stop".
At the same time, 11.6% said that pro-Russian militants are not to be trusted while 15.6% called it the beginning of capitulation.
There were 13.1% of respondents who did not make up their mind.