Since the launch of the Russian Federation in January, 1992, the CSPP has been conducting Barometer surveys monitoring mass response to transformation across Central and East Europe and the former Soviet Union. The Levada Center (formerly VCIOM) earlier started monitoring changes in what was then the Soviet Union.

This website combines resources of the two centres to present uptodate monthly results for monthly Russian surveys; trend analyses from August, 1999, a month before Vladimir Putin became prime minister; and information about the Russian elections. For further information email or

All materials on this website are available for quotation, provided that acknowledgment is given to this website as a source.

Professor Richard Rose, Director, CSPP