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More Russians Come to Believe in Afterlife over Two Decades

More Russians Come to Believe in Afterlife over Two Decades
23:53 21/09/2012
MOSCOW, September 21 (RIA Novosti)
Tags: Levada Center, Russia

Far more Russians today believe in heaven and hell than two decades ago, according to an opinion poll conducted by the Levada Center.

A total of 53 percent of Russians believe in heaven, at least to a certain extent, which is a 24-percent increase on 1991.

Forty-nine percent of Russians believe in hell - 25 percent more than 21 years ago.

A total of 19 percent more of those polled said they believe in religious miracles (52 percent in 2012 and 33 percent in 1991).

Fifty-nine percent said they believed in bad luck spells - two percent less than in 2010.

The poll was conducted on August 10-13, 2012 among 1,601 adults aged 18 and older in 130 localities of 45 Russian regions. The statistical margin of error does not exceed 3.4 percent.

 

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