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A total of 48 percent respondents put the accident at Moscow metro’s Slavyansky Boulevard station first in the list, the so-called “counter-terrorism operation” in southeastern Ukraine, in the cities of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk is the second with 44 percent and pro-EU supporters coming to power in Ukraine is the third with 29 percent.

The sum of response exceeds 100 percentas respondents were allowed to pick several variants.

Russian citizens included other events in Ukraine and their consequences in the list of most important event, which have occurred lately. In particular, 25 percent respondents referred to the escalation of relations between Russia and Western counties over the Ukrainian conflict, 25 percent to the accession of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia, 24 percentto the deaths of people in the fire in Odessa, 23 percent to shooting at the Russian territory from Ukraine, 21 percentto deaths and detentions of Russian reporters in Ukraine, and 18 percent to Ukrainian troops taking Sloviansk and Kramatorsk.

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