“Internal front: lines of confrontation”, Mykhailo Mischenko (Razumkov Centre, Ukraine)

In August, the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Razumkov Centre Sociological Service conducted a public opinion poll to identify the level of public trust in various state institutions.

Quite expectedly, in wartime, the level of trust in those who provide the country’s defence increased sharply. The number of those who trust Ukraine’s President also increased. However, there are public institutions and groups in Ukraine that remain not trusted even now: Hence, although many people talk about the growing unity of Ukrainian society against the background of the Russian aggression (which is indeed the case), social confrontation lines do exist in Ukrainian society and seem to be widening.

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