A poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) indicates that 53% of Russians approve of the operation being carried out by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in Syria.


At the same time, 45% of respondents admitted that they did not entirely approve of it. 13% of them want the termination of the operation in Syria.


“The interest of Russians in the events in Syria did not decrease during the past month and a half: 69% of Russians are monitoring the situation, the proportion is significantly higher among people of retirement age (82%) and highly educated people (76%),” TASS cited the message of VCIOM as saying.


The survey was conducted among 1600 people in 130 population centers in 46 regions of the country on November 7-8, Interfax reports.