Most of the Russians (75%) stated their support for the decision of «Channel One Russia» about the refusal to broadcast Eurovision-2017. About their disagreement reported 18%. Such data is announced on Monday morning by VTsIOM.
Experts note that today 82% of citizens watched at least once the main song contest of the Europe. However, among regular viewers are only 19% of the respondents. They are mostly women (25%) and compatriots over 60 (28%). 17% of respondents have never followed the competition among musicians.
«Ukraine’s position on the ban on entry into the country for the representative of Russia Yulia Samoilova is perceived as politicized and unfair. Injustice generates an emotional response, which was recorded during the survey, » the VTsIOM explained.
It should be reminded, the Ukrainian side refused entry the contestant from the Russian Federation Julia Samoilova because of the fact that she performed with a concert in 2015 in the Russian Crimea. «Channel One» refused to broadcast the contest.