The presidential electoral ratings have not changed. The top four remain the same: Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Gennady Zyuganov, and Alexei Navalny. According to the results of the Moscow poll, Alexei Navalny came in second place.
In the press
Escalation in southeast Ukraine
Half of Russians (48%) believe that the United States and NATO are to blame for the escalation in eastern Ukraine. Equal proportions of Russians (43%) believe that Russia should or should not intervene in the conflict on the side of the DPR/LPR in the event of a large-scale war. Intervention is mainly supported by older groups of respondents, while young groups do not support it. The majority (65%) would support the DPR/LPR joining Russia if asked to do so.
Lev Gudkov: “The unity of the empire in Russia is maintained by three institutions: the school, the army, and the police”
December 26, 2021, will mark 30 years since the Soviet Union was officially dissolved. Lev Gudkov, spoke about Russia’s conservative revanche, the reproduction of Soviet myths, the stability of authoritarian power, and the “double consciousness” of the Russian people.
Events and persons of 2019
This survey was carried out December 12–18, 2019 with a representative sample of all Russian urban and rural residents. The sample comprised 1608 people age 18 or older from 137 localities in 50 regions of the Russian Federation. The survey was conducted as a personal interview in respondents’ homes. The answer distribution is presented as […]