Essential Report

Actions against Russia

Jul 29, 2014

Q. If Russia is found to be involved in the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine, what actions should Australia take?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Trade sanctions against Russia

62%

63%

68%

59%

53%

Withdraw from diplomatic relations with Russia

46%

47%

47%

54%

42%

Give support to the Ukraine Government against the rebels

28%

32%

26%

26%

25%

Take no action

8%

11%

6%

5%

10%

62% support trade sanctions against Russia and 46% support withdrawing from diplomatic relations with Russia if Russia is found to be involved in the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane.

Only 8% support taking no action.

There were broadly similar levels of support across voter groups.

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