Moscow, St. Petersburg residents dislike Caucasians - poll

Moscow, St. Petersburg residents dislike Caucasians - poll

PanARMENIAN.Net - Muscovites and residents of St. Petersburg feel a greater connection with Russians, Belarusians and Ukrainians and the least positive feelings for Caucasians, according to an opinion poll published by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center on Tuesday, Jan 24, RIA Novosti reported.

“Citizens of Moscow and St. Petersburg feel the greatest ethnic affinity with Russians (44 and 52 percent), second place goes to Belarusians (17 and 14 percent) and Ukrainians take the third place (15 and 11 percent),” the statement said.

Residents of both Russian capitals feel the most antipathy toward Caucasian people (31 percent in Moscow, 28 percent in St. Petersburg), followed by Tajiks (23 and 24 percent).

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