Information support for the 2016 elections

August 30 – Konstantin Abramov took part in the meeting of the Working Group on information disputes and other issues associated with the provision of information support to...

Towards the East

August 9 – The VCIOM’s General Director Valery Fedorov presented the data of a study devoted to the Far East in the framework of the Iturup National Youth Educational Forum....

Presentation of the results of the Russian Regions’ Investment Appeal Rating

June 17 – Valery Fedorov took part in the presentational event unveiling the results of the investment rating of the Russia’s regions. The event was part of the Saint Petersburg...

Roundtable “Russians about country’s problems: in search for solution”

June 1 – A roundtable devoted to the study of the problem background and satisfaction with life among Russians three months before the State Duma elections took place at the TASS...

Why is Putin so popular among Russians?


RD Interview: Valery Fedorov, director of the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (WCIOM), discusses the interconnection between foreign policymaking, media and society in Russia, the new historic high of Putin’s approval rating, and the cyclical nature of U.S.-Russia relations.

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.

August, 2016
  • Satisfaction with life
  • Social optimism
  • Financial state
  • Economic situation in the country
  • Political situation
  • General vector of development

Electoral rating of political parties

Confidence in political leaders

Ratings of state institutions

Ratings of social institution

Electoral rating of political leaders