Polls: 58% of Russians believe the elections of the President of France is important for Russia

© RIA Novosti / Irina to Kalashnikova in photobacteria round of presidential elections in France. Archival photoPolls: 58% of Russians believe the elections of the President of France is important for Russia© RIA Novosti / Irina to Kalashnikova the image Bank

More than half of Russians believe the recent presidential election in France is important for Russia, the opposite opinion is shared by a third of Russian citizens, every second varying intervals followed the course of the presidential race, the survey showed the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).

The second round of presidential elections in France took place may 7. Final figures from the interior Ministry, the founder of the movement «Forward», later renamed into «Forward, Republic of», Emmanuel macron prevailed with a score of 66,1%, the candidate from the party «national front» marine Le Pen scored 33.9 per cent of the votes. May 14, macron has officially entered a post of the head of state.

Recently concluded in France’s presidential race, according to the survey, attracted the attention of more than half of Russians. According to the polls, this election was watched by 56% of Russian citizens (11% of the respondents had followed closely the developments, and 45% — from time to time with news on the campaign trail).

«According to 58% of the respondents, the result of the election of the head of the Fifth Republic «very» or «fairly» important for Russia, while 35% believe the result of the vote for us rather insignificant», — stated in the materials of VTSIOM, at the disposal of RIA Novosti.

A nationwide survey «polls-Sputnik» was held on 12-13 may 2017 among 1.2 thousand respondents by telephone interviews. The statistical error does not exceed 3.5%.

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