ArmInfo.In Armenia, 17% of respondents support the idea of forming a Union State with Russia and Belarus. This is evidenced by the results of a study conducted and published by the Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC).
So, in order to clarify how much the respondents support the formation of the Union State of Armenia with the Russian Federation and Belarus, 17% said that they fully support this idea, 17% - rather for, 16% said to some extent for, and to some extent against, 9% - rather against, 28% - against, another 12% - found it difficult to answer.
When asked what extent you approve of Armenia joining NATO and the European Union and continuing to interact with the Russian-led EAEU, 12% of those polled were in favor of joining NATO, 16% rather approve, 29% said that to some extent they approve, but in some they do not, 7% said that they rather disapprove, 19% - they do not approve, another 18% found it difficult to say.
At the same time, 16% of the respondents were in favor of joining the EU, 21% - rather approve, 30% - said that they approved to some extent and disapproved to some extent, 4% said that they rather disapprove, 12% - not approve, another 17% found it difficult to say.
At the same time, 18% of respondents approved of interaction with the EAEU, 22% - rather approve, 26% - said that they approve to some extent, and disapproved to some extent, 6% said that they rather disapprove, 14% - do not approve, another 14% found it difficult to say.
When asked which country is the friendliest for Armenia, 35% of the respondents mentioned Russia, and according to 2013 data, 83% of the respondents mentioned Russia at that time, 36% mentioned France, while only 4% of the respondents. 9% mentioned another country, 25 found it difficult to answer, another 18% said that Armenia has no friends, while in 2013 only 4% of respondents thought so.
At the same time, only 46% of respondents consider Turkey and Azerbaijan an enemy country. Moreover, in 2013 Azerbaijan was considered an enemy by 66% of respondents, and Turkey by 28%. 6% gave other answers.
The study was conducted from December 18, 2021 to February 4, 2022. The study involved 1648 respondents over 18 years of age. Citizens were selected from the republican electoral lists of 2018. Accuracy +/- 2.4%. Conducted tete-a-tete polls. 31% of respondents are from Yerevan, 32% - from other cities of the republic, another 37% - from villages. 55% are women, 47% are men, of which 52% are unemployed and 48% are employed. 35% of respondents had secondary education, 28%- secondary vocational education, 25% - higher education, 1%- post-graduate scientific degree, 3% - incomplete higher education, 7% - incomplete secondary education.