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About 70% of the Ukrainian citizens who live in the southeast of the country don't support the idea of the areas's annexation by Russia, according to the poll conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) under the order of ZN.UA through April 10-15. The results of the poll were published in Ukrainian weekly "Dzerkalo Tyzhnia." According to the survey, a total of 69.7% of the respondents are against such changes, 15.4% – want to join Russia and 12.5% are undecided. The majority of those who are against annexation to Russia are located in Mykolaiv (85.4%), Kherson (84.6%) and Dnipropetrovsk regions (84.1%). The percentage of the respondents against joining Russia in Kharkiv region is 65.6%, in Donetsk region – 52.2% and in Luhansk region – 51.9%.
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