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Most Voters See Another Cold War Coming

Friday, July 25, 2014

Most voters don’t want the United States to provide military assistance to Ukraine to help fight pro-Russian rebels there, perhaps in part because they feel more strongly than ever that the U.S.-Soviet Cold War is beginning to repeat itself.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 63% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it is at least somewhat likely that the United States and Russia will return to a 1950s-like Cold War relationship over the next few years. That’s up 18 points from 45% in March and up 27 points from 36% in August 2013. Just 29% see a Cold War scenario as unlikely. This includes 21% who say it’s Very Likely the United States and Russia will return to a Cold War relationship and just four percent (4%) who think it’s Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 23-24, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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