Monday, September 08, 2014
Voters say sanctions against Russia haven’t done much to ease tensions in Ukraine, but they favor stepping up that pressure if fighting in Ukraine resumes.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 41% of Likely U.S. Voters now view Ukraine as a vital national security interest for the United States these days. That’s up from 26% in mid-April. Nearly as many (37%), however, still believe Ukraine is not critical to U.S. national security. Twenty-two percent (22%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 5-6, 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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