Nearly a third of Ukrainians supports blocking of Russian social networks

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Nearly a third of Ukrainians supports blocking of Russian social networks VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, Mail.ru postal service, Yandex search engine and others.

This is evidenced by the results of the nationwide survey conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Razumkov Centre. The results were presented today by Director of the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, Iryna Bekeshkina, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

At the same time, 53% of Ukrainians do not support such a decision.

"The majority of the population of Ukraine does not support blocking of Russian social networks Vkontakte, Odnoklassniki and others. 53% of respondents condemn such decision, while only 28% of respondents support it," Bekeshkina said.

Bekeshkina explained the negative attitude to the blocking of Russian sites and networks, saying a significant part of Ukraine population used them.

The survey was conducted on June 9-13, 2017. 2,018 respondents were interviewed in all the regions of Ukraine, except for Crimea and the occupied territories in Luhansk and Donetsk regions.

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