Ukrainians confide in military, border guards, rescuers and do not trust officials and the judicial system, according to a survey conducted by the Razumkov Center. The level of public trust in the government has declined significantly in recent months.
In February 2020, 28% of Ukrainians trust in the Ukrainian government and 64.5% of the respondents do not trust. Confidence in the Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk expressed 25% of respondents, 63% of the respondents did not trust PM. The Prime Minister’s activities are fully supported by 6% of respondents, 29.5% support some of his actions and 52% of surveyed do not support PM’s activities at all.
Among the executive and law enforcement agencies, Ukrainians most often confide in the Armed Forces of Ukraine (69% of respondents), the State Emergency Service (65%), the State Border Guard Service (60%), and the National Guard (60%).
At the same time, Ukrainians most often expressed their distrust to the state apparatus, officials (77%), the judicial system (76%), local courts (71%), prosecutors (68%), the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (66%), the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (65%), the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (65%), the Government of Ukraine (64.5%), the Supreme Court (64%), the Anti-Corruption Court (64%) and the Constitutional Court (60.5%).
Ukrainian institute for social research: 51.6% of Ukrainians confident in Government.