According to the Russian Satellite News Agency on February 20, the results of a poll conducted by the “Social Opinion” Foundation, a Russian polling agency, show that more than 60% of Russians believe that Russia’s senior officials should strive to improve relations with the United States, but only a small number of people believe that Russia-US relations can be improved in recent years.
According to the poll, 64% of Russians believe that the Russian government should work to improve Russian-American relations, while another 19% oppose it.
At the same time, 44% of the Russian people believe that Sino-Russian-American relations will remain at the current level in the near future. Another 19% of the respondents believe that the relationship between the two countries will improve. Another 15% of Russian citizens expect further deterioration of relations between the two sides.
The poll was held from January 22 to 24, 2021.