• Press release №1939
    20.03.2017
    SOCIOLOGISTS ABOUT THE FUTURE

    Participants of the VII Grushin Conference proposed approaches to exploring the future of society, the challenges it faces and the opportunities it provides.

  • Press release №1938
    17.03.2017
    WESTERN SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA

    The Western sanctions policy has not achieved its goals: Russians have adapted to the current situation and do not expect that the authorities will seek opportunities to lift sanctions.

  • Press release №1937
    16.03.2017
    CRIMEA AND SEVASTOPOL: THREE YEARS WITH RUSSIA

    The “Crimea is ours-2014” rush that started three years ago when the historic reunification took place turned into conscious conviction: the decision was right.

Future Readiness Index: Economy

February 28 - Valery Fedorov, VCIOM General Director, attended the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi and presented the measurements of economic stability of the world powers...

VI session of the Sociological School has come to an end

February 12, 2017. VI Winter Session of the Sociological School organized by the VCIOM Foundation and   Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public...

Fedorov was appointed Kirienko’s advisor

January 19 - Valery Fedorov, VCIOM General Director, was appointed advisor to the Deputy Head of Presidential Administration Sergei Kirienko on a voluntary basis. The...

New challenges and approaches in the public opinion studies

December 22 - Valery Fedorov, VCIOM General Director, addressed a meeting called “New challenges and approaches in the public opinion studies”. The seminar involved public...

Why is Putin so popular among Russians?

04.11.2015

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

03.09.2015

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)

02.09.2015

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

31.08.2015

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

18.08.2015

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

14.08.2015

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

13.08.2015

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.

February, 2017
  • Satisfaction with life
    51
  • Social optimism
    62
  • Financial state
    62
  • Economic situation in the country
    49
  • Political situation
    64
  • General vector of development
    63

Electoral rating of political parties

Confidence in political leaders

Ratings of state institutions

Ratings of social institution