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Poll result: Richmond News readers divided on how to handle the war in Ukraine

21 per cent of those who answered the poll said Canada and NATO should not get involved after Russia invaded Ukraine last week
Thousands of supporters rallied outside of the Vancouver Art Gallery to show solidarity with Ukraine.

On Monday, talks were being held between Ukraine and Russia, as Putin's forces continued to advance illegally into their neighbour's country.

Over the weekend, the Richmond News polled 299 Richmond News readers and asked the question: Should Canada and NATO provide more military support to Ukraine?

The poll ran from 2/25/2022 to 2/28/2022. Of the 299 votes, we can determine that 72 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:

Yes, we need to step in immediately 37.50 % local, 39.13 % total    
Yes, but we need to tread very carefully 36.11 % local, 26.76 % total    
Not sure, let's see how the sanctions work 9.72 % local, 13.04 % total    
Absolutely not, this is not our fight 16.67 % local, 21.07 % total    
  Local   Total

Results are based on an online study of adult Richmond News readers that are located in Vancouver. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 5.66%, 19 times out of 20.

Richmond News uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.