68.6% of the residents of Donbass consider themselves to be ethnic Ukrainians, and 28% to be Russians.
IA “Vchasno” reports that at the same time, 3.5% of the region's residents consider themselves to be representatives of other nationalities.
The largest number of people who consider themselves to be Russians live precisely in Donbass according to a poll that was conducted by the sociological service of the Razumkov Centre.
In general, in Ukraine, 92% of citizens call themselves ethnic Ukrainians and only 6% of residents consider themselves to be Russians.
1.5% of citizens of the country consider themselves to other nationalities.
Also, these results of the poll show that among young persons there are more people who consider themselves Ukrainians than among old ones.
Among respondents aged 18 to 29 years, 96% of them named themselves as ethnic Ukrainians. At the same time, this number was 87% among people over 60.