Witnessing Start of World War III Russia Ukraine War

Are we witnessing the start of World War III?

Most Canadians believe Putin is fully capable of using nuclear weapons.

A Léger study earlier this year assessed the perceptions of Canadians regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine. According to the results, a large majority of Canadians (83%) stand with Ukraine in full opposition to Vladimir Putin. The poll also asked Canadians whether or not we are witnessing the start of World War III.

The Léger poll found that 66% of Canadians and 62% of Americans believe the Russian invasion of Ukraine has the potential to develop into a world war.

Are we witnessing the start of World War III?

A separate study by Maru also found that a majority of Canadians (62%) believe there is a real threat that Putin could use nuclear weapons.

This article was originally published on March 3 and updated on Aug. 2, 2022.

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