22 January 2015 Press releases

What ideas unite and divide Ukrainians?

The notion of the existence of two almost equal identities in Ukraine – namely, Ukrainian and Russian – does not correspond to reality. Such a conclusion can be drawn on the grounds of research conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation jointly with the social service Ukrainian Sociology Service ordered by the International Center for Policy Studies from December 25, 2014 to January 15, 2015.

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Expert opinion



28 October 2014
Mass media

Taking Measure Of The Ukrainian Mind-Set

How have Ukrainian attitudes toward the EU, Russia, and NATO changed? Is it possible to conduct opinion polls in the Donbas? And why is support for the Ukrainian Communist Party in decline? On the eve of critical parliamentary elections in Ukraine, Dmitry Volchek of RFE/RL's Russian Service speaks to Kyiv-based sociologist Iryna Bekeshkyna, director of the Democratic Initiative polling fund.

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20 October 2014
Mass media

Donbas poll finds support for united Ukraine

September polling shows weak support for separation and that more people want to be citizens of a united Ukraine.

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13 October 2014
Events

National Exit Poll on 2014 parliamentary elections

On October 26, 2014 – day of the elections to Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine – “National Exit Poll” consortium which includes Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation (DIF), Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS), and Ukrainian Centre for Economic and Political Researches named after Oleksanr Razumkov (Razumkov Centre) will conduct the National Exit Poll-2014.

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9 October 2014
Events

Majority of Ukrainians are ready to make serious concessions to Russia and DPR and LPR leaders in exchange for establishment of peace

51% Ukrainians are willing to seek compromise in order to establish peace with Russia and self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republic. This is highlighted by the public opinion poll conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation together with Kyiv International Institute of Sociology during September 12-21, 2014.

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9 October 2014
Events

Majority of Donbas population wants to live in Ukraine

Majority of Donbas population wants its region to stay inside Ukraine, but with more autonomy. This is confirmed by results of the public opinion poll conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and Kyiv International Institute of Sociology during September 12-21, 2014.

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26 September 2014
Events

Electoral attitudes of population one months before the elections

The nation-wide public opinion poll was conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives together with the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology during September 12-21, 2014, with the financial support of the MATRA program of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine.

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3 September 2014
Mass media

'A Ukraine Peace Plan That Excludes Ukrainians Is Unacceptable'

A response to the Boistö Group's 24-step agenda for resolving the crisis.

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22 August 2014
Books

National Exit Poll: 2014 Presidential Elections

In a published book "National Exit Poll: 2014 Presidential Elections", you can find articles, devoted to methodology of research, analysis of different presidential candidates' electorate, and dynamics of electoral choice. Book also presents chronology of the Natioanl exit poll in Ukraine and lots of other interesting materials.

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11 August 2014
Policy papers

European integration of Ukraine: experience ofneighbors and prospects of consolidation of society

The relevance of the project «How to convince citizens of the East and South in the benefits of European integration: expert opinion and international experience», in the framework of which presented below aterials were developed, was due to the need to overcome regional differences in public opinion towards European integration shape of realistic public perceptions of European integration not as of a goal but as of a tool to address the most pressing problems of society, and to analyze ways of overcoming these problems by studying the possible use of the experience of Eastern Europe.

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