OREANDA-NEWSMost Russians - 85% - negatively assess the current relations between Russia and the United States, according to a survey by the All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion. 52% of the study participants called them "tense", 20% - "cool", and 13% - "hostile".

According to 47% of respondents, relations between Moscow and Washington will remain unchanged. The fact that in the future they will improve, agree 19% of the participants in the study. Another 20% of respondents believe that relations will deteriorate. At the same time, more than half of the study participants - 52% - believe that Russia and the United States should step up security cooperation. 47% of respondents support the strengthening of cultural ties, and 45% - political.

As for US President Donald Trump, 53% of respondents are indifferent to him. Almost a third of Russians (32%) are negatively related to it, 11% are positive. The survey was conducted on October 8 among 1,600 Russians over the age of 18 by telephone interview.