Autumn elections 2015: major results and new trends

September 29 – VCIOM Scientific Council regular meeting took place at the VCIOM Institute premises. Different aspects related to the past elections were discussed during the...

Russia and Germany: expectations in the area of international relations

September 19 – Valery Fedorov took part in the XXXII meeting of the “Workshop of the Future” working group in the framework of the Petersburg Dialogue Forum. He spoke on the topic...

Election of new Chairman of VCIOM`s Board of Directors

September 15 – The first 2015 meeting of the VCIOM Board of Directors was held on September 15, 2015. The main outcome of the meeting is the election of the Chairman represented...

Ethnic issues in Russia

September 11 - Valery Fedorov took part in the Congress of Peoples of Russia devoted to the topic “Russian ethnic policies in the context of global challenges: ideas, strategies,...

Just Say 'Nyet:' Hash Article, Cleaning Products Latest To Be Banned In Russia


Perhaps the most controversial move by the Russian government in its campaign against foreign goods has been its decision early this summer to strictly enforce its ban on foreign foods.

Making Russia's 'Back to School' More Inclusive (Op-Ed)


Millions of children across Russia experience the excitement this week of going back to school: reuniting with friends, tackling new subjects, and expanding their knowledge and skills. But for Russia's more than 540,000 children with disabilities, back to school week may mean very little.

U.S. Is Immoral and Racist, Russians Say in Poll


Russians believe the United States is an immoral and unequal country where people are not warm to each other or are openly racist, a survey by the state-owned Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) reported on Monday.

Russia masks unemployment with Soviet-era tactics


The former USSR has one of the lowest rates of productivity in Europe, salaries are plunging and spending power grows weaker by the day - yet unemployment rates remain half those of the euro area

Quarter of Russians allege rise in emigration


Two-thirds of Russians (65 percent) deem emigration to be an important problem in the country, and 29 percent argue the opposite, the Russian Public Opinion Study Center (VTsIOM) has said.

Majority of Russians place feelings of believers above freedom of speech and expression – poll


Majority of Russians believe disrespect to religious feelings is inacceptable and place them above freedom of expression, the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) reports Thursday.

Most Russians' Religious Sensibilities Never Offended – Poll


A majority of Russians have never had their religious sensibilities insulted, an offense that was criminalized in 2013 and has subsequently been used to prosecute artists addressing religious topics, according to a survey released by state-owned pollster VTsIOM on Thursday.

September, 2015
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