According to a “Levada Center” poll, 36% of Russians believe that Russia and Ukraine must be closed borders, visas and customs. This is a record high figure in eight years. A year ago was answered by 30% of respondents. Not changed the number of Russians who see the neighboring state of two independent friendly States with open borders without visas and customs. Answered 53%-54%. 7% of respondents were in favour of unification of the two countries.