Tag: public opinion in Russia

Few in the Russian Intelligentsia Oppose Putin Even if They Don’t Support Him, Kirillova says

April 7, 2015

Staunton, April 7 — Many members of the Russian intelligentsia do not support Vladimir Putin and his repression at home and aggression abroad, but a significant and surprising number of them do, the result of a complex combination of their experiences over the last generation and Putin’s actions as well, according to Kseniya Kirillova. In […]

Russians Dissatisfied with Many Things But Not Inclined to Demand Change

February 3, 2015

Staunton, February 3 – Drawing on the findings of a Levada Center poll, the editors of Nezavisimaya Gazeta say that Russians are “dissatisfied with how they are treated medically and taught, they would like to live better and earn more, but these attitudes are not reflected in their voting in general elections.” Instead, the paper […]