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Public Opinion, Lobbies and Sanctions

... Opinion and Lobbies From a political economy perspective, a deeper analysis of the EU’s position can begin with considering the awareness of voters and pressure of special interest groups by using a sample of EU members. Available data shows that public opinion across Europe considered Russia involvement in the Ukrainian crisis as “not justified”[1]. Yet, in the aftermath of the Crimea’s annexation, only 11% of British citizens followed closely the evolvement of the situation, with another 40% admitting a “fairly ...


Back to Georgian Wine and Cinema?

... Releases. Russian Attitudes towards Different Countries. November 21–24, 2014. (in Russian) Other sociological services have also noted an improvement in the attitudes of Russian people towards Georgia over the past few years. According to the Russian Public Opinion Research Center WCIOM , 25 per cent of people surveyed in 2008 included Georgia in the list of countries with which Russia has intense hostile relations. By 2014, this number had dropped to 1 per cent. And we are talking about a sudden ...


Valery Fedorov: "We Live during a Time of General Distrust"

This Viewpoint column showcases the insights of Valery Fedorov, Director of the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (WCIOM), who spoke with RIAC Web Portal Editor Maria Smekalova about the credibility of polls, Russia’s enemies and the role of the media and social networks in shaping the views of Russians, as well as the latter’s ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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