According to the Razumkov think-tank poll run jointly with the Democratic Initiatives Fund merely 3 percent of Ukrainians believe that the October elections will be democratic and fair, Ukrayinska Pravda reports June 14.
12% say the elections will be basically fair and democratic.
27% say the elections will be predominantly fair and democratic, with the same 27% believing they won’t be fair and democratic.
To make the elections fair and democratic, those involved in falsifications must be brought to account, 46% of Ukrainians believe.
Large hopes are pinned on foreign observers, 30%, and monitoring by NGOs, 28%.