If we compare the figures of 2016 of the year with those of other years, then 81% and 82% (in 2015 of the year) who consider the army combat-capable - an absolute record with the 2000 of the year. The smallest indicator of those who evaluate the Russian army efficient is in the 2005 year. Then about 52% of respondents gave a positive response.
Representatives of the Levada Center asked another question. He sounded like this: “Is there a military threat of the Russian Federation from other countries?”
65% of respondents consider such a real threat, 28% are sure that there are no threats. The maximum percentage of those Russians who are confident of the threat from one or another foreign state was recorded by the Levada Center in 2015. Then the situation was considered threatening 68% of respondents. The minimum occurred in the 2004 year - 37% of respondents.
Detailed results can be found on the website "Levada Center".