KYIV (QHA) -

The amount of assistance the Ukrainian authorities provide for IDPs makes up only 12%. The poll results were presented at a round table "Migrants and refugees: the double standards in the social policy towards the residents of Donbas," reported a QHA correspondent.

The survey "12 Steps to the World" was conducted among 2,000 respondents from different regions of Ukraine, including the uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, except for the Crimea.

The poll shows that Ukrainians have changed their attitude towards immigrants compared to autumn 2015. According to the survey, one third of Ukrainians living in the combat zone believe the authorities don’t provide them enough assistance.

Residents of the ATO zone named 2 types of aid which, in their opinion, should be granted by the state: the resumption of social payments and financial transactions, and removal of checkpoints. Most people from Lugansk and Donetsk regions believe that the demarcation line violates their rights.

According to the research data, Russia holds a leading position among the sources of assistance for the ATO zone population. Occupants provide assistance to 37% of Ukrainians. 17% receive assistance from international organizations, 16% - from other sources. Only 12% said they receive assistance from Ukraine. 38% of Ukrainians say they do not get any help at all. Although these figures do not claim to be the first instance truth and it is impossible to verify the objectivity of the survey, this tendency should make the authorities think.

As QHA reported earlier, the poll shows that Ukrainians have changed their attitude towards immigrants compared to autumn 2015. Thus, only 12% of Ukrainians say they are ready to provide help for the IDPs.

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