KYIV (QHA) -

Nowadays, 59% of Ukrainians demand radical changes in Ukraine, the head of the sociological group Rating Oleksii Antypovych said at the presentation on the results of a large-scale sociological survey "Ukraine: moods and expectations," the correspondent of QHA reports. 

About 30 thousand Ukrainians took part in the poll - 1200 people from each region. The most radical, according to the study, are residents of Western Ukraine. At the same time, 15% of Ukrainians believe that life in the country used to be better before, most of these people are from the Donbas, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv and Odesa regions.

According to the Ukrainians, the most acute problem in the country is the conflict in the East of Ukraine - 75% among respondents. Corruption and unemployment are also considered serious problems by Ukrainians (50% and 8%, respectively).

More than 90% of respondents assess the situation in Ukraine as tense and critical. At the same time, only 3% of Ukrainians believe that everything is calm in the country today.

Reference: the head of the Strategic Advisory Group on reform support in Ukraine Ivan Miklos said that Ukraine is obliged to continue reforms in 2018, despite the upcoming elections, in particular because it is Ukraine`s obligations to the International Monetary Fund, without cooperation with IMF Ukraine cannot meet its debt obligations. 

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