The recent research conducted by the independent polling organization the Levada Center has shown that 71 percent of the Russians believe that the United States currently plays a negative role in the world.
Back then 53 percent of Russians said that they were against the United States’ international politics and 12 percent assessed it in positive way. 29 percent of responders believe relations between the US and Russia could be described as hostile. 45 percent believe the situation is tense. In turn. 4 percent stated that the relations are “calm and normal” and under 1 percent said they are “neighborly and good.”