OPINION POLLS SHOW WIDE RUSSIAN PUBLIC SUPPORT BREAKAWAY REGIONS

Prime News
Mar 30 2006

Tbilisi. March 30 (Prime-News) - The opinion polls show that the
major part of the Russian population supports crave for independence
of the breakaway region in the CIS countries.

The corresponding opinion poll was conducted by the All-Russia Public
Opinion Research Centre in 46 regions, Russian mass media says.

According to it, 40% of respondents say that the Russian party must
render assistance to the de facto republics of South Ossetia, Abkhazia,
Nagorno-Karabakh and Prednestrovie in their struggle for independence.

23% of respondents simply agree with the opinion that all nations
must have right of self-determination and 26% speaks for return of
the breakaway territories within the original borders.