11% of Ukrainians support free weapon trade, existence of non-state armed organizations - poll

11.08.2015 р., 18:40

According to the poll, 81.5% of Ukrainians are against allowing free weapons trade, while 11.5% are for it. In addition, 11% of the respondents support the existence of non-state armed organizations in the country, 78% are against it. When answering the question on the armed clashes between the Right Sector representatives and the police in Mukacheve, Zakarpattia region, 40% of the respondents said those had been criminal skirmishes between two groups that didn't share smuggled goods, 31% said the Right Sector had been trying to prevent local criminals from smuggling. A total of 17% hesitated to answer, and 10% said they knew nothing of what had happened.