According to a Gallup poll, North Korea has topped the list of countries that US citizens have called their main enemy, accounting for 16% of the votes cast by American participants. Russia took second place on this list.
The reason for North Korea taking the top spot is the Pyongyang's statements about the testing of a hydrogen bomb, and the launch of a ballistic rocket with a satellite.
According to the results, 15% of the respondents thought that Russia was the country’s main enemy. This is 3% less than in 2015. A sharp increase in the antipathy of Americans towards Russia is due to the illegal annexation of Crimea, and the outbreak of armed conflict in eastern Ukraine in the spring of 2014, which has led to a deterioration of relations between Moscow and Washington.
The third position on the list is held by Iran, with 14% of the votes. The fourth place goes to China with 12% of the votes.