An international online survey has found that 44% of Russians want Democratic candidate Barack Obama to win the U.S. presidential election, while only 9% support Republican John McCain.

The October 9-20 poll conducted by the U.K.''s YouGov company, which received 6,500 responses in 14 countries, found that 38% of Russians do not support either candidate, while 10% were undecided.

Respondents in all the countries polled expressed an overall preference for Obama.