Russian students called «a symbol of true patriotism»

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For most Russian students (79%), a symbol of true patriotism are the veterans of the great Patriotic war, according to a survey by the Centre for sociology students, available to RIA Novosti.

According to the survey, 34% of respondents as an example of a true patriot is the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, still for 27% of the civil activists and volunteers.

It added that 43% of students said that a minority of Russian youth are patriots, 35% of respondents said that such people half. For 64% of the respondents understanding of patriotism is to seek to change the situation in the country for its bright future for the 60% — to work and act for the good of the country.

It is noted that 67% of respondents consider themselves patriots, 14% do not. Clarifies that 19% did not give a definite answer.

The survey took place in June in 50 regions among 3682 person, all respondents are students of universities or institutions of secondary vocational education.