2019-04-23 14:51:00

Half of Russians in favor of helping France restore Notre Dame de Paris - poll

Moscow, April 23, Interfax - Half of respondents polled by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) believe that Russia should help France rebuild the fire-stricken Notre Dame Cathedral.

A VCIOM statement seen by Interfax said that 92% of respondents knew about the fire in the cathedral.

Fifty-six percent of those polled blamed an accident, and 26% said it was arson, the pollster said.

VCIOM polled 1,600 respondents aged 18 and over across the country on April 20.