March 13, 2024, 16:11

The tally of citizens with family members serving on the front lines in Ukraine has surged

70% of respondents now have relatives engaged in or having fought since February 24, 2022.

That’s according to the latest findings of the fourth nationwide survey, conducted jointly by the Ukrainian Veterans Foundation and the Sociological Group “Rating,” and unveiled at the Media Center Ukraine – Ukrinform.

Therefore, this marks a significant uptick compared to previous surveys, the count of individuals with family members currently deployed on the front lines is on the rise. 

“Back in July 2022, just half of respondents reported their loved ones, including immediate family, serving in combat roles. However, in nearly a year and a half, we’ve witnessed a 20% spike. Today, 70% of respondents indicate that their relatives are somehow engaged in the conflict,” explained Liubomyr Mysiv, Deputy Director of the Sociological Group “Rating.”

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