Tag: public opinion polls in Russia

Extra-Systemic Opposition Unlikely to Be Able to Make Kadyrov an Issue, Poll Suggests

February 20, 2016

Extra-Systemic Opposition Unlikely to Be Able to Make Kadyrov an Issue, Poll Suggests 2016-02-24 16:17:17 Staunton, VA, February 20, 2016 – Some Moscow commentators have been expecting the extra-systemic opposition to make an issue of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and his outrageous behavior – a few have even suggested that might influence Vladimir Putin’s decision on the […]

More Than Half of Russians Support Their Relatives’ Armed Service

February 18, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: More than half of Russians support their close relatives’ desire to serve in the army, according to a new poll conducted by the All-Russian Center for Study of Public Opinion 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 […]

Russia’s Ten Most Orthodox, Ten Most Muslim and Ten Most Pagan Cities

February 13, 2016

‘Third Rome to Meet First Rome to Oppose Second Rome,’ Kholmogorov Says 2016-02-13 00:33:56 Staunton, VA, February 6, 2016 — The meeting of Moscow Patriarch Kirill with Pope Francis in Cuba is not only a major boost for the status of the Russian Orthodox Church, suggesting as it does that Moscow somehow represents all Orthodox as […]

Post-Soviet Russians Began Looking for Enemies Under Yeltsin

June 10, 2015

Staunton, June 9 – It has become almost commonplace to assert that Russians under Boris Yeltsin had a positive view of the world and that they began their search for enemies only under his successor, Vladimir Putin. That such feelings have intensified under Putin is beyond doubt, but it is important to remember that they […]