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 More than 40 percent of Ukrainians named 2014 the most difficult in Ukraine's independence years

41 percent of Ukrainians polled by the Razumkov Ukrainian center for economic and political surveys said 2014 had been the most difficult in Ukraine's independence years.

The poll results read, Censor.NET informs citing Ukrainski Novyny.

The respondents were asked to name a year since 1991 that they believed had been the most difficult for the country.

41 percent of the pollees believed it had been 2014, 23.5 percent said it had been 2015.

Other years were mentioned by less than 5 percent of those asked. Another 7.8 percent of the respondents could not answer the question.

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Answering a question about the best year for the country since independence, 7.2 percent said it had been 2012. 6.5 percent of the respondents said it had been 2005, 6.1 percent named 1991, when independence from the Soviet Union had been gained, as the best year in Ukraine's modern history.

23.9 percent of the pollees have not answered the question.

The poll was conducted between Aug. 7-16 in all regions of the country, except for the annexed Crimea and occupied areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

2,010 respondents of age have been polled. Theoretical error of the sampling is under 2.3 percent.
 
 
 
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