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We continuously survey the world's population about all aspects of the Rule of Law. We ask for feedback on equality, access, transparency, and judges and their courts. This includes reaction to major challenges to international law.

170 Countries now tracked
Ukraine1
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
Тому що вбивають невинних матерів,батьків і дітей і брешуть на весь світ,що це Україна робить.
Because they are killing innocent mothers, fathers and children and lying to the whole world that Ukraine is doing this.

Female, aged 61
Poltava Oblast, Ukraine
Ukraine4
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
За 6 днiв загинуло бiльш нiж 10.000 людей...чому?

More than 10,000 people died in 6 days ... why?

female, Aged 30
Kremenchug, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine
Ukraine3
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
Не хочу вмирати

I don't want to die

male, Aged 23
Lozova, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Ukraine2
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
Я русская ,но живу на Украине и люблю свою красивую и миролюбивую страну. Нельзя вмешиваться и силой навязывать свои порядки.
I am Russian, but I live in Ukraine and love my beautiful and peaceful country. You can not interfere and impose your order by force.

female, Aged 65
Nogaisk, Zaporizhzhya Oblast, Ukraine
Russia1
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
Это фашизм. Мы напали на суверенную страну, которая имеет право сама выбирать свой путь, без оглядки на Россию.
This is fascism. We attacked a sovereign country that has the right to choose its own path, without regard to Russia.

Male, aged 36
Moscow, Russia
Russia5
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
я не знаю что там реально происходит

I don't know what's really going on

female, Aged 34
Kirov Oblast, Russian Federation

Russia4
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
это бессмысленная война, преступная по всем международным законам, подлость и глупость российской власти
This is a senseless war, criminal according to all international laws, the meanness and stupidity of the Russian authorities

male, Aged 62
Biysk, Altai Krai, Russian Federation
Russia3
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
Такой ценой Украина нам не нужна.
We don't need Ukraine at such a price.

male, Aged 58
Moscow, Russian Federation
Russia2
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
Я не знаю кому верить,во что верить, просто хочется жить в мире
I don't know who to believe, what to believe, I just want to live in peace

Female, aged 28
Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia
Cameroon
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La guerre c'est pas une bonne chose. Non seulement le monde a été affronte par covid 19 et maintenant une guerre qui n'a pas de sens?

War is not a good thing. Not only has the world been confronted by covid 19 and now a war that makes no sense?

female, Aged 33
Cameroon
Australia
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On Russia and the Ukraine
RThey are murdering civilians to occupy a country that isn’t theirs

female, Aged 37
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
UK
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On Russia and the Ukraine
Russia is illegally invading a country that DOES not belong to him. He doesn’t like the freedom Ukraine may get by joining NATO and many other reasons. He’s a killer and reckless and won’t win

female, Aged 55
Coalville, England, UK
USA
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On improving the Rule of Law:
By ridding loopholes in the court system. These loopholes are the problems of interfering with the Rule of Law.

Male, aged 56
The Bronx, New York, USA
Chile
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On improving the Rule of Law:
Mejoraría las leyes, que sean más claras y que los jueces sean evaluados antes de ejercer como tal.

It would improve the laws, that they are clearer and that the judges are evaluated before practicing as such.

Female, aged 46
Antofagasta, Chile
NZ
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On improving the Rule of Law:
Perhaps secondary schools could incorporate 1 week each year where their senior students visited courts to see how trials went and had a look behind scenes and with the police to better understand the rule of law.

Female, aged 77
Auckland, New Zealand
Pakistan
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On improving the Rule of Law:
We need honest and public friendly leaders to work for public not publicity. A honest leader can overcome each and every barrier in the way of law and country development.

Male, aged 26
Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Japan
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On improving the Rule of Law:
トップだけの意見に留まらず、国民の声を聞く必要がある
It is necessary to listen to the voices of the people, not just the opinions of the top management

Female, aged 59
Tokyo, Japan
China
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On improving the Rule of Law:
堅持法治國家,建設法治中國,必須加強和改進立法工作,深入推進科學立法以及民主立法。
To adhere to the rule of law and to build a rule of law in China, we must strengthen and improve legislative work, and further promote scientific and democratic legislation.

Female, aged 17
Islands District, Hong Kong, SAR China
China
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
乌克兰此举无疑是在挑衅俄罗斯,是欧洲国家对共产主义的一次宣战,此举是为了维护国家主权
Ukraine's move is undoubtedly a provocation to Russia and a European country's declaration of war against communism. This move is to safeguard national sovereignty.

Female, aged 19
Jiangsu Pizhou, China
Afghanistan
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On improving the Rule of Law:
قانونمندان و قضات عادل جذب شود ودولت از تبادله رشوه در هنگام قضایا توسط کادرهای عدلی و قضایی جلوگیری کن
Attract lawmakers and just judges and prevent the government from exchanging bribes during cases by the judiciary.

Male, aged 29
Kabul, Afghanistan
Russia
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On Russia and the Ukraine:
Долго не решался конфликт мирным путем. Постоянное нагнетание угроз со стороны запада. Затягивание конфликта увеличивало смертность мирного населения на Донбасе.

For a long time the conflict was not resolved peacefully. Constant injection of threats from the West. The prolongation of the conflict increased the death rate of the civilian population in the Donbas.

male, Aged 52
Khabarovsk, Russian Federation
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Is global public opinion turning against Russia military action in Ukraine?

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