2008-02-11 11:51:00

One third of Russians believe in immortality – the poll

Moscow, February 11, Interfax – Almost one third of Russians (29%) believe in ‘eternal life’, Yury Levada’s analytical center told Interfax.

The theme of immortality is closer to women, people of 55 years old and upward, with low income level, those who live in towns and villages, the sociologists reported.

The number of Russians who believe in tokens has increased by 9%, and in prophetic dreams by 17%.

63% of participants say they believe in tokens while 59% believe in prophetic dreams. Respectively 31% and 33% stated the contrary.

One third of Russians (33%) are predisposed to listen to astrological predictions, the same percentage is sure that UFO-people visit Earth every now and then.