Residents of Lithuania are one of the European nations with the most favourable stance on the United States, shows the latest Eurobarometer survey.
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According to the survey, the positive attitude towards to the US was stated by 76 percent of Lithuanian respondents, which is a decline by 7 percentage points from the fall of 2016. More positive opinions were only reported in Poland (79 pct).

Across the EU, the positive attitude towards the US was at 45 percent, down by 16 percentage points from 2016.

Residents of Lithuania are also more positive about Russia than the EU average, with positive opinions stated by 39 percent of respondents (down by 1 points from the fall of 2016), while the EU average is 28 percent. More positive opinions about Russia were reported in Bulgaria (70 pct), Cyprus (69 pct), Greece (59 pct), Croatia and Slovakia (50 pct), Slovenia (49 pct), Romania (47 pct) and Latvia (46 pct).

The survey in Lithuania was conducted by TNS LT pollster in late September through early October, interviewing 1,003 respondents.

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