Russians See US as Biggest Enemy

Which of the following foreign nations do you consider unfriendly or even hostile to Russia?
(“Top 10” Listed)

United States 33.3%
Georgia 31.0%
Ukraine 17.9%
Latvia 17.7%
Estonia 13.3%
Lithuania 10.4%
Afghanistan 6.7%
Britain 6.6%
Iraq 5.3%
Iran 5.1%

And which of the following foreign nations would you regard as Russia’s friends or allies?
(“Top 10” Listed)

Belarus 35.3%
China 18.0%
Germany 16.1%
Armenia 12.7%
France 9.4%
Italy 9.1%
Ukraine 7.4%
Britain 7.2%
Japan 5.5%
United States 4.4%

Source: Bashkirova & Partners
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,500 Russian adults, conducted from May 16 to May 22, 2008. Margin of error is 3.4 per cent.

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