Over half of Russians asked by Levada Center Pollster answered that they would welcome the return of a socialist system modeled on the Soviet Union.
Despite 58% wanting a return to the economic system, only 14% believed it was feasible for it be reintroduced.
Only 31% opposed its return with 10% not giving an opinion.
51% of those polled believed the collapse of the Soviet Union could have been avoided with 33% believing it was inevitable.
The latest poll was conducted at the end of March with 1,600 adults in 137 cities and towns across Russia.