The public opinion of Russia in Finland has worsened, suggests a survey carried out by the National Defence University and the Police University College. As many as 74 per cent of respondents indicated that their opinion of Russia has worsened moderately or notably in light of the recent events in Ukraine. The public opinion of Ukraine, in turn, has stayed relatively unchanged, with 46 per cent of respondents saying that the crisis has not affected their opinion of the country.
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Survey: Public opinion of Russia worsens
In addition, the survey canvassed the views of respondents on three alternative solutions for the development of Finnish defence capabilities.