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 Poll: Tymoshenko is the Best Prime Minister During the Years of Independence

The activities of Azarov’s government Ukrainians assessed by giving him F-plus (2.45 points on a five-point scale). Prime Minister Tymoshenko was named the best. However, 40% could not single out any of the 13 Ukrainian Prime Ministers at all.

Of all the politicians who in the years of independence held the post of as Prime Minister, the highest score of the population was given to Yulia Tymoshenko, who is considered the best Prime Minister by 19.5% of Ukrainians. This is evidenced by the results of a poll conducted by the Democratic Initiative Fund in cooperation with the Razumkov Center, reports ZN.UA.

Viktor Yanukovych is considered the best Prime Minister by 11%. However, 40% of respondents said that they cannot single out one of the 13 Prime Ministers at all.

The activities of Azarov's government Ukrainians assessed by giving him 2.45 points on a five-point scale.The lowest - 2.10 points - was the rate given for fighting corruption. Other spheres of the government activities have the following grades: fighting crime - 2.32 points, economic policy - 2.43 points, treatment of the ordinary citizens - 2.43 points, social policy - 2.50 points, international policy - 2.53 points , ensuring democratic freedoms - 2.55 points, humanitarian policy - 2.58 points.

It should be noted that Tymoshenko headed Ukrainian government twice - February-March 2005 and from December 2007 to March 2010. Since August 5, 2011 she has been in prison on charges of abuse of authority during the signing of gas contracts with Russia in January 2009.

A nationwide poll was conducted by the Democratic Initiatives Fund together with sociological service of the Razumkov Center from 21 to 24 December 2012. 2,009 respondents over 18 years were interviewed in all regions of Ukraine, Kyiv and Crimea on a sample representing the adult population of Ukraine on the main socio-demographic indicators. Theoretical sampling error (without design effect) does not exceed 2.3% with a probability of 0.95. The survey was conducted at the expense of the UNITER project funds.

 
 
 
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