The Russians found a reason for pride

Russians called the main achievements of his country over the last 10-15 years the development of the armed forces, the return of the Crimea and the Olympic games-2014 in Sochi. About it testify poll all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).

Nearly one in five (18 percent of respondents) believe that the main success of the country is a strong army. Another 12 percent believe the main achievement of the return of the Crimea, eight percent speak so about the Olympics.

half the population — 49 percent of respondents consider Russia a great power. This is eight percent less than a year ago. Another 35 percent said the country will become great in the next 15-20 years. Only 11 percent disagree with this. According to study participants, the key to the power of Russia to the rest of the world is the army (26 percent), “willpower and the spirit of the people” (22 percent) and “good President” (17 percent).

the Survey was conducted on April 24 and 25 by telephone interviews. It was attended by two thousand people over 18 years across the country.