Believe that the objective is to change the Country Email List unpleasant political regime that the country currently has. Finally, 4% think that the idea is to split Ukraine and control the southeast of the country. These data about the overwhelming Country Email List support of Russian citizens for the war demoralize those who oppose it. However, an essential correction must be made: the data does not reflect everyday experience. In fact, while there are people Country Email List who support the invasion of Ukraine, two-thirds is a staggering proportion.
If there are so many, why don't we see them Country Email List anywhere? Sociology in wartime Public opinion polls in Russia are often tools used to manipulate public consciousness. Many sociologists suggest that the number of "socially approved Country Email List answers" has grown in recent years: they are the cases in which people tell the interviewer not what they really think, but what they assume is expected of them. It is likely that this effect has increased Country Email List significantly since the start of the war campaign. Furthermore, the Russian government is consciously creating an atmosphere of fear in the country.
The Duma (Russian Parliament) has passed a Country Email List law that foresees serious consequences for those who spread "falsities" about the actions of the army. It is even officially forbidden to use the word "war" in the context of what is happening in Ukraine: the penalty for doing so ranges from 3 to 20 years in prison. Participants in anti-war demonstrations Country Email List are arrested en masse. Police check the phones of pedestrians in Moscow and St. Petersburg for "defamatory" exchanges and signs of viewing opposition channels on Telegram. Schools are holding classes on political information and parents are being "talked to" not to allow their children to Country Email List read "destructive" sources of information.