According to a study conducted by the Sociological group "Rating" (Rating Group Ukraine) in October 2015, a third (31%) of respondents regret the collapse in 1991 of the Soviet Union, while more than half (56%) - or 14% - are undecided.
Dynamics indicates that every year reduces the number of Ukrainian who regret the collapse of the USSR: in 2010 the figure was 46%, in 2013 - 41%, in 2014 - 33%, and in 2015 - 31%.
Almost half of the residents of the South (49%), 39% in the East and 25% in the Centre regret for USSR.
The older the respondents and the smaller their level of education and income, the more they feel sorry for the USSR. Regrets the collapse of the USSR relatively more women.
Number of respondents who feel sorry for the Soviet Union among Russian two times higher than in Ukrainian.
Residents of villages more agree with the thesis about the Holodomor genocide than the residents of the cities (84% versus 79%).
Audience: Ukraine's population of 18 years and older. The sample is representative by age, gender, region and type of settlement. Sample size: 1,800 respondents. Face-to-face. The margin of error does not exceed plus or minus 2.4%. Dates of study: 1-6 October 2015