”Rating”: Ukrainians have the best attitude to the President of Poland and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the worst — to Putin and Lukashenko

Oleksiy Yarmolenko

Over the past two months, Ukrainiansʼ attitudes toward foreign leaders have largely improved. They have the best attitude toward the President of Poland Andrzej Duda (92% positive) and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson (88% positive).

This is stated in the survey of the group "Rating" as of April 26.

Ukrainians are also mostly positive about US President Joe Biden (85%), Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda (76%), Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (76%), French President Emmanuel Macron (75%), and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (66 %).

Instead, Ukrainians have a negative attitude towards German leaders — Chancellor Olaf Scholz (54% negative) and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (45% negative).

The worst attitude of Ukrainians is toward Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko — it is 99 and 96%, respectively. Before the start of the full-scale war, 82% of Ukrainians had a negative attitude towards Putin and 64% against Lukashenko.