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Survey: Russian Attitudes Toward US Worsened in 2012

Posted October 18th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A new survey of Russian public opinion shows the attitude of Russians toward the United States has worsened in the past year. The poll taken by the Levada Center, a non-governmental Russian research organization, shows the percentage of respondents with a positive view of the United States dropped to 46 percent, from 67 percent last […]

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Poll: Most Americans Think Chinese Economy Bigger Than U.S.

Posted February 16th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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As China’s Vice President Xi Jinping wraps up his visit to the United States, a new poll finds most Americans now believe — incorrectly — that China has the world’s largest economy. The poll, by the U.S.-based Gallup research firm, found that 53 percent of Americans consider China to be economically superior. By comparison, only […]

Expert: Greece Can Find A Way Out of The Crisis

Posted November 1st, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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One expert on Europe’s economy blames the current crisis on Greece and 16 other nations using a single currency without a “single and fully well-coordinated policy.” In a VOA interview, Robert Hockett of Cornell University says Greece was able to borrow substantial sums “because it was part of this shared common currency.” He says Greece […]

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