According to VTsIOM, confidence in the combat capability of the Armed Forces of Russia is growing all over 30 years of observation. So, in 1990, the corresponding combat capability index was minus the 23 point, and this year it reached a historical maximum of the 73 point.
At the same time, about a third of Russians (31%) consider the army of their country the best in the world, 52% - one of the best. Among those who served in the army, these shares are 31% and 56%, respectively.
The combat capability index shows how Russians assess the combat capability of the Russian army. The higher the index value, the more highly Russians assess the combat capability of the army. The index is measured in points ranging from minus 100 to 100.
The survey was conducted 17-18 in February by telephone survey among 2 thousands of respondents. The margin of error does not exceed 2,2%, reports RIA News