The Razumkov Centre’s multi-year monitoring highlight quite significant changes in public opinion regarding various aspects of NATO-Ukraine relations, as well as the perception of the Alliance by various segments of society. In 2002, one-third of Ukrainians equally supported and opposed the idea of Ukraine’s accession to NATO. Later, in 2002-2010, the share of supporters halved, while the share of opponents doubled. Since 2014, there have been dramatic — albeit not abrupt — changes in citizens’ attitudes towards the prospect of Ukraine’s NATO membership. In April 2014, 37% of Ukrainians were ready to vote for NATO membership and in November 2015 — 48%, exceeding the 33%-share of opponents.
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