Russia Update: Anti-Western Attitude ‘Worst It Has Been in 25 Years’ – Levada Center

February 9, 2015
Two Muscovites in popular t-shirts sold now in many kiosks. The one on the left says "Topol - Not Afraid of Sanctions" and "Sanctions? Don't make my Iskander Laugh." The references are to weapons systems. Photo by

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here, and see also our Russia This Week stories ‘Anti-Maidan’ Launched by Nationalists, Cossacks, Veterans, Bikers and The Guild War – How Should Journalists Treat Russian State Propagandists? and special features ‘Managed Spring’: How Moscow Parted Easily with the ‘Novorossiya’ Leaders, Putin ‘The Imperialist’ A Runner-Up For Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ and It’s Not Just Oil and Sanctions Killing Russia’s Economy, It’s Putin.

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