Russians Believe Country’s Influence in World at All-Time High – Poll

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According to a poll by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre, or VTsIOM, more and more Russians consider their country to be an influential world power.

This opinion was expressed by 86% of respondents, a record high.

In 2014, 54% of respondents said that they believe Russia would become one of the leading states in the world in the next 15 to 20 years while 57% said that it is already one of them in the most recent poll.

It was reported earlier that 75% of Russians are satisfied with the fear that Russia inspires in the world.