More than half of Americans have never heard of the bombing of Yugoslavia

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More than half of Americans have never heard or read about the bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999. This is evidenced by the results of a survey conducted by a French research company on request "Sputnik. Opinions".

More than half of Americans have never heard of the bombing of Yugoslavia




IFop, the oldest research company in France, conducted a study on the actions of the NATO coalition led by the United States in Yugoslavia. As part of the survey, residents of the United States were asked only one question: did they read or hear about the aerial bombardment of the European country of Yugoslavia during the 80 days in the 1999 year. As it turned out, more than half of the Americans, and this is 54%, have never heard and do not know at all about the actions of the NATO coalition in this Balkan war. Of the remaining respondents, only 26% gave a positive answer, while 20% generally found it difficult to answer without saying "yes" or "no."

As stated in the explanation for the study, the survey was conducted in the United States from 2 to 15 on October at the request of Sputnik. A total of 1001 people over the age of 18 were interviewed.

Recall that the NATO coalition led by the United States from March 24 to June 10 on June 1999 bombed the territory of Yugoslavia, delivering attacks, according to a statement by Washington, against the country's "military installations". In fact, almost 25 of thousands of civil buildings, almost 100 schools, 40 hospitals and other infrastructure were destroyed during the bombing. In Serbia, the bombing of Yugoslavia was called genocide.

In September this year, former US ambassador to Serbia Kyle Scott called on the Serbs to look at NATO’s bombing of Yugoslavia “from a broader perspective” in order to maintain “good relations with the United States.”
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    1. -24
      October 31 2019
      And for the sake of interest, let's conduct an independent survey with us, in Russia, on the same topic? I am sure that the results will at least surprise you ... sad
      1. +13
        October 31 2019
        They know, believe me. Maybe schoolchildren, here I agree, not everyone will answer. But for the most part, the Amerzians did not hear such a thing about the state.
        1. +3
          October 31 2019
          to 54% add 20% of those who were silent and get the real result
          1. +6
            October 31 2019
            But they are sure that the United States almost single-handedly won the Second World War, and also that they have nothing to do with the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Or at least pretend that everything was so in reality.
            1. +2
              October 31 2019
              Which means a little, they definitely think that their contribution is the largest.
            2. +2
              October 31 2019
              I’m sure the results will at least surprise you.

              in the USA there was a poll:
              Q: How do you feel about Homo sapiens?
              99% answered "no how"
              90% of Americans will not find Africa on the map
              80% of Americans are sure that there are only 5 countries in the World (USA, Canada, Mexico, Great Britain and Australia)
              70% believe New Zealand is a mountain in Montana
              1. -5
                October 31 2019
                And ours are better or what? How much is a can of beer and a pack of cigarettes. They know how much it costs to pack condoms - they don’t know, because this money can be used with "greater" returns.
              2. +7
                October 31 2019
                Another 25 years since the EG and we will have a similar situation in Russia drinks
            3. +2
              October 31 2019
              Quote: Spartanez300
              and also that the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have nothing to do.

              Most people in the United States have not even heard of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
              I will say more, and more than half of the wars unleashed by the Anglo-Saxons, ordinary people in the United States have not heard and do not know.
              They are presented to the elites so that the United States looks like the last bastion of good, justice and freedom. And rarely does anyone think about how sideways we say Iraq or Yugoslavia to the US national security.
          2. +3
            October 31 2019
            hi , well, if simple, then



            Something like this
        2. -6
          October 31 2019
          Unfortunately, not only schoolchildren. There is generally a different story. It’s sad, we’re sad, we are at least interested in history, whatever it may be. But the absolute majority simply do not care. And all the love and with ... sad No.
          1. +1
            October 31 2019
            Quote: Nycomed
            Unfortunately, not only schoolchildren. There is generally a different story. It’s sad, we’re sad, we are at least interested in history, whatever it may be. But the absolute majority simply do not care.

            Especially outside of Russia, I tell you this reliably.
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        4. +5
          October 31 2019
          Quote: 210ox
          They know, believe me. Maybe schoolchildren, here I agree, not everyone will answer.

          I admit they will answer, and maybe that's all. But how they will answer, because the story is presented not as it is, but which they need. As my professor said, "History is a science that fixes actions in the past, and if someone's opinions and interpretations are added to it, then this is political science, not history."
          1. +6
            October 31 2019
            Quote: tihonmarine
            As my professor said, "History is a science that fixes actions in the past, and if someone's opinions and interpretations are added to it, then this is political science, not history."

            hi I applaud your professor, 100% wording
            1. +2
              October 31 2019
              Quote: Pete Mitchell
              I applaud your professor, 100% wording

              Professor Bondarevsky, then academician.
          2. +2
            November 1, 2019
            Quote: tihonmarine
            Quote: 210ox
            They know, believe me. Maybe schoolchildren, here I agree, not everyone will answer.

            I admit they will answer, and maybe that's all. But how they will answer, because the story is presented not as it is, but which they need. As my professor said, "History is a science that fixes actions in the past, and if someone's opinions and interpretations are added to it, then this is political science, not history."

            So it turns out they have -----
            proper teaching that stories that bully wassat political science. Correct, because in their favor. And there is no stratum that has been gossiping the history of their country for years
            1. +1
              November 1, 2019
              Quote: Reptiloid
              So it turns out they have -----
              correct teaching that history that political science

              Somehow it turns out. I learned this when I studied in absentia at the KTI in my first year in absentia, passed the history of the CPSU, and the KIN says to me "from the girl cannot answer the question about the NEP, help" and I answered him everything as it should be about the "bond" of workers and peasants ... He told me "Well done", but me as our bay suffered, I told him about this "bow" and blurted out that this is a piece of an anchor chain 25 meters of which make up an anchor chain, and there are no other bows, and further, what was a peasant in that time, because my grandfathers are all peasants, and about speculative socialism, etc. He listened and said "Well, maybe you're right, but history and the party are inseparable, and your party doesn't need such a truth." And I told him, “Comrade Salin said differently,” and quoted. ”The outcome is clear“ You can no longer come, you won't hand over the history of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. ”I passed it, but only in Riga. So now, what kind of history is required by the ruling elite, study that, not the history that was in fact.
              1. +1
                November 1, 2019
                what story does the ruling elite require ..... I would say ---- imposes. She can demand from the teachers, and we weaned.
                But perverting and nagging, firstly he tries to instill a guilt complex from childhood, which is unacceptable, and also cuts the branch on which he sits.
      2. 0
        October 31 2019
        Quote: Nycomed
        And for the sake of interest, let's conduct an independent survey with us, in Russia, on the same topic? I am sure that the results will at least surprise you ... sad

        What surprise? so that 100% will be the result?
        1. +1
          October 31 2019
          Quote: Alex Fox
          What surprise? so that 100% will be the result?

          Not ! Other.
      3. +2
        October 31 2019
        Quote: Nycomed
        I am sure the results will at least surprise you ..

        I look, you just gave a hint, how you got minus, and nothing surprises me. And in today's article about Stoltenberg, the picture is the same. So there are enough "marked" ones everywhere.
        1. +1
          October 31 2019
          For my "minus" I do not worry. I am grateful for the solidarity. For the second day everyone remembers me for the "rating", including the editorial office. I am a modest person, I am somehow not quite comfortable with such attention to my person ... love
      4. 0
        October 31 2019
        Well, we need to enlighten the Americans.
      5. +2
        October 31 2019
        "And for the sake of interest, let's conduct an independent survey here, in Russia, on the same topic? I'm sure the results will at least surprise you ..."
        And who is it that turned out to be a minus A, it seems like a quite reasonable remark, especially against the background of the fact that already about 15 years ago not all schoolchildren could unequivocally answer the question with whom we fought in WWII, only with Napoleon, roofing felts with hitler, roofing felts simultaneously with both of them, or they arranged graters among themselves - and this is not at all a joke or an exaggeration! ...
      6. +1
        October 31 2019
        I work with young people, I agree with you 100%: if you conduct a survey among people under 25, there is generally "tundra". Less, as always, "uryakalka". You can minus me too.
        1. 0
          October 31 2019
          You - Plus + ! Definitely!
      7. -2
        October 31 2019
        And for the sake of interest, let's conduct an independent survey with us, in Russia, on the same topic? I am sure that the results will at least surprise you ...
        Judging by the number of minuses, you will be unpleasantly surprised after the survey hi
      8. +1
        October 31 2019
        I won’t say anything about Yugoslavia, but recently we were sitting at work, smoking, talking, and the name of Zoe Kosmodemyanskaya flashed into the conversation. And two young electricians just did not understand who we were talking about. They didn’t understand at all. I had to tell. And, for a minute, both have 11 classes plus a technical school. Oh yes, he's called college now. Here is such a sad story.
        1. +1
          October 31 2019
          So what am I talking about, tell them about 28 "Panfilov guardsmen", about Gastello, about Alexander Matrosov. Where is Yugoslavia here?
    2. +5
      October 31 2019
      And almost all Russians - took off their pink glasses making sure that the West Us (Slavs) to put it mildly - can not stand!
      And, that the post-war (WWII) device of Peace, Border, International Law is an Empty Sound!
      1. -4
        October 31 2019
        "West Us (Slavs) to put it mildly - can not stand!"
        List the Slavs in NATO? Or do you figure it out yourself?
        1. +4
          October 31 2019
          And in NAT Slavs for cannon fodder, well, not like no match.
          The whole story screams about it!
        2. +5
          October 31 2019
          There are different Slavs unfortunately! The Poles are also Slavs, more ardent Russophobes, it is difficult to find ... Brothers - Bulgarians who fought against us in two World Wars (although Russia saved them from the extermination by the Turks) ... Slovenes and Slovaks - you look at their numbers and environment .. .. to list or do you think of yourself?
        3. +5
          October 31 2019
          They write to you about Russia. And for hundreds of years we have known about the Slavic peoples outside of Russia. No need to jerk.
          1. -6
            October 31 2019
            I still do not understand: there are "good" Slavs, and there are "bad", but also Slavs? Someone mentioned "Soviet Jews" yesterday. Is it from the same opera?
      2. +4
        October 31 2019
        Quote: Hunter 2
        And, that the post-war (WWII) device of Peace, Border, International Law is an Empty Sound!

        Empty sound. The Helsinki Agreement on the inviolability of borders is violated, and not by Russia. There was not even a sound.
      3. -3
        October 31 2019
        Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, Croats, Bosnians, Bulgarians, Montenegrins, Macedonians, Slovenes ... Well, yes, these are not Slavs at all ...
        1. 0
          October 31 2019
          Quote: Zeev Zeev
          Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, Croats, Bosnians, Bulgarians, Montenegrins, Macedonians, Slovenes ... Well, yes, these are not Slavs at all ..

          Well, as I understand it, they come from the Sinai Peninsula.
        2. 0
          October 31 2019
          Quote: Zeev Zeev
          Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, Croats, Bosnians, Bulgarians, Montenegrins, Macedonians, Slovenes ... Well, yes, these are not Slavs at all.

          In general, a very interesting statement. I did my DNA analysis in Haifa, so of these "non-Slavs" in my blood 28% are Polish and 8% South Slavic, and only 2% are Tatar. Do you think I'm not a Slav? And who are you by blood, are you really 100% Hades?
          1. 0
            October 31 2019
            I feel sorry for the money for such checks. And belonging to a nation is not only genes.
            1. +2
              October 31 2019
              I would also be sorry. And I also have Finno-Ugric in my blood, and the Daughters also added Azerbaijan. How to be with entim?
              1. +1
                October 31 2019
                Quote: Nycomed
                How to be with entim?

                Live and enjoy.
            2. +1
              October 31 2019
              Quote: Zeev Zeev
              And belonging to a nation is not only genes.

              Well, this is what you refute your first statement. Live and enjoy life, good luck.
              1. 0
                October 31 2019
                Which one? What are all the peoples I have listed are Slavs? Although here for some reason, the Slavs recorded only Serbs and Russians?
                1. 0
                  October 31 2019
                  Quote: Zeev Zeev
                  What are all the peoples I have listed are Slavs?

                  All Slavs, as well as the Jews of the whole world, are also Jews.
                  1. 0
                    October 31 2019
                    No, the Anglo-Saxons have always fought against the Slavs. Or not?
                    1. +1
                      October 31 2019
                      Quote: Zeev Zeev
                      No, the Anglo-Saxons have always fought against the Slavs. Or not?

                      Who ? Maybe they forgot the Russian-Turkish war of 1854, the intervention in 1918. Until now, the battalion that left Arkhangelsk wanders through the forests. Maybe earlier we recall the same Anglo-Saxons of American origin who bombarded Petropavlovsk and received a face, the British tried to take Arkhangelsk in June, and on July 6, 1854 tried to seize the Solovetsky Monastery. And even earlier, under Boris Godunov, there was an attempt to capture Arkhangelsk. So as they say "No one is forgotten, and nothing is forgotten." And we also remember the "love" of the Anglo-Saxons.
                      1. 0
                        October 31 2019
                        Can you find out about the US war against Bosnia or Great Britain against Poland? After all, they are also Slavs.
        3. -1
          October 31 2019
          These are the "wrong Slavs". stop
          1. -2
            October 31 2019
            Yes of course. Most of them are in the EU and NATO. Of course the "wrong" ones.
      4. +2
        October 31 2019
        Quote: Hunter 2
        And almost all Russians - took off their pink glasses making sure that the West Us (Slavs) to put it mildly - can not stand!

        I agree with your opinion, but it seems to me that we took off our glasses earlier, during the Second World War, when we felt the "love" of all of Europe (except for the Greeks).
    3. +4
      October 31 2019
      Do they need it?
      As an illustration.
      The literacy rate in the US is lower than in Central Asia.
      That is, many do not even know how to read.
      This is partly due to the popularity of comics.
      1. +1
        October 31 2019
        Quote: Livonetc
        This is partly due to the popularity of comics.

        good
        Quote: Valery Valery
        Raise your hand - who was surprised !!!

        Yes
        It remains to find out why they still draw in the courts pictures that the world should take for reality, and use videos of their Internet as evidence of their own opinions ...belay
        1. +2
          October 31 2019
          Quote: ROSS 42
          why they still draw pictures in the courts

          It’s just just that - it’s forbidden to take photographs in American courts, such a tradition and law. Therefore, they draw so that there is something to print in the newspapers.
      2. +1
        October 31 2019
        Quote: Livonetc
        This is partly due to the popularity of comics.

        Why read. Comics are available, the "stupid box" will show. And there are fewer readers in the whole world.
        1. +2
          October 31 2019
          Quote: tihonmarine
          Why read. Comics are available, "stupid box" will show

          You want to say that comic book lovers modern intellectuals, compared with kids screen?
          The Games & Comics festival is currently taking place in Tuscany - the second such event in the world, after the Japs. The quintessence of degradation
          1. 0
            October 31 2019
            Quote: Pete Mitchell
            You want to say that comic book lovers are modern intellectuals compared to screen kids?

            That those that others are "Zero, Zero".
    4. +3
      October 31 2019
      More than half of Americans have never heard of the bombing of Yugoslavia


      Raise your hand - who was surprised !!!
      1. +8
        October 31 2019
        they notice wars only when coffins fly home ... and then ..
    5. 0
      October 31 2019
      And the second half most likely believes that the bombing was justified?
    6. +1
      October 31 2019
      And what did the late M. Zadornov say about the merikatos?
      Correctly!!! Such they were, are and will be.
    7. -1
      October 31 2019
      More than half of Americans have never heard of the bombing of Yugoslavia
      They all know very well, they begin to play again in public, they make themselves heroes that they are saints, and who then clapped their hands and supported the pilots who attacked and shouted everything, we bring democracy to them.
    8. 0
      October 31 2019
      As it turned out, more than half of Americans, and this is 54%, have never heard and do not know about the actions of the NATO coalition in this Balkan war. Of the remaining respondents, only 26% gave a positive answer, and 20% found it difficult to answer at all, without saying either "yes" or "no".
      And the same percentage of Americans do not know that Russia is an enemy.
      1. +1
        October 31 2019
        I’ll surprise you a little more now. Most Americans do not even know that there was such a country - Yugoslavia.
    9. +1
      October 31 2019
      No wonder. They brazenly rewrite history for themselves, brazenly using the media, and with the advent of the Internet, this has become much easier. But they are constantly hysterical about the Soviet-Russian "propaganda". Yes, and in our country, 20 percent of the current generation, prefer the "Western truth." They are diligently rubbing it in some of our "universities".
    10. +3
      October 31 2019
      More than half of the population thinks that the USSR dropped the atomic bomb on Japan, so why be surprised.
      1. +1
        October 31 2019
        Quote: Sarduor
        More than half of the population thinks that the USSR dropped the atomic bomb on Japan, so why be surprised.

        The most paradoxical thing is that the Japanese themselves already begin to believe in it. request
        1. 0
          October 31 2019
          Moreover, the Americans took the bombs from the German arsenals. I saw such statements.
    11. 0
      October 31 2019
      In September this year, former US Ambassador to Serbia Kyle Scott called on the Serbs look at the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia "from a broader perspective" in order to maintain "good relations with the United States"

      Summoned the Serbs to what? Like the Bearded Man - "Understand and Forgive"? Completely beguiled the coast ...
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    13. +1
      October 31 2019
      Quote: Nycomed
      "West Us (Slavs) to put it mildly - can not stand!"
      List the Slavs in NATO? Or do you figure it out yourself?

      listed and do not be clever. then add them all together by population, and then count the Slavs who are not part of the NATA block and add Ukraine to it, which the West abused ... but in general, remove the saucepan from your head ...
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    16. 0
      October 31 2019

      The survey was conducted in the United States from October 2 to 15 by order of Sputnik.

      This is the reason for this survey result.
    17. 0
      October 31 2019
      The dirty Yankees ironed Europe for the first time since the end of World War II, taking advantage of the paralysis of power in Russia.
    18. +3
      October 31 2019
      I would not draw hasty conclusions from this.

      https://wciom.ru/index.php?id=236&uid=116396
      Global problem.
      the tank looks especially tragic in the question of the Russo-Japanese war.
      Symbolically, we can say ...
    19. +2
      October 31 2019
      "More than half of Americans have never heard of the bombing of Yugoslavia"
      - A little more time will pass, and the barbaric bombing of Yugoslavia in America will begin to be attributed to Russia. With them it will become.
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    21. 0
      October 31 2019
      So what kind of democracy are you and freedom of speech in Lamerican! What do the liberals say? ..
      We are Russians, God is with us!
      1. -1
        October 31 2019
        Quote: cheburator
        We are Russians, God is with us!

        "I am God, Russians are with me "(C)
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    23. 0
      October 31 2019
      Comrades! So many controversies ... Let's just calculate. Now America has a 330 million population. Polled 0.00003% and based on this report "more than half of Americans." And it is worth inserting after the "half" the word of the respondents and everything will fall into place. Moreover, it depends on where and who was interviewed. Maybe some farmers who are not up to TV and news. Or negritos with Latinos, who are white to the light.
    24. 0
      October 31 2019
      Those Americans who are not aware of the bombing by the Americans of Yugoslavia, believe that the American aviation scattered gifts instead of bombs and missiles?
      1. 0
        October 31 2019
        Filled with depleted uranium or graphite.
        1. 0
          October 31 2019
          Quote: Tochilka
          Filled with depleted uranium or graphite.


          How else.

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