The 12 December in Russia the Constitution Day is celebrated. On the eve of this holiday VСIOM found out the attitude of Russians to the main document of the country.
52% of the respondents answered that the Constitution of the Russian Federation requires improvements and would like to make an adjustment of its text. 64% of those who expressed this opinion, attributed themselves to people with poor material wealth. In the opinion of the respondents, the part that refers to wages, pensions, education and free health care is required.
61% of respondents believe that the Constitution as a whole meets the needs of citizens. At that the majority of positive answers (79%) were given by young people aged 18 to 24 years. Among people of the older generation, this opinion is held by 60%.
Only 20% of respondents consider that the authorities of the country observe the Constitution completely. The bulk of survey participants (64%) are sure that only partially.