Alexey Mukhin

Trump preparing big meeting with Putin

US President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. Trump and some others within his administration have been …

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Russia's influence reaches 86%

A poll conducted by the Russia Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) said that most of the respondents (86%) consider their country the most influential state in the world. Last year, this opinion was held by three quarters of citizens. …

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Russian emigrants returning home in significant numbers

In the past year, almost 150 thousand Russians returned home from abroad, the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs reported, which later was confirmed by the Russian Foreign Ministry. This is not only about those living in the CIS, but …

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What does Trump era mean for South Caucasus?

Russian experts interviewed by Vestnik Kavkaza disagreed on what would be the most likely Washington's policy under President Donald Trump on the South Caucasus: on the one hand, the billionaire's isolationist …

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81% of Russians happy

According to VCIOM, the level of happiness of Russian people has not fell below 80% for already two years. Despite the different circumstances and difficulties of life, 81% of citizens today consider themselves happy. …

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Do Russians forgive the West?

The number of Russians, interested in improving relations with the West has increased dramatically, according to the latest survey of Levada Center. 71% of respondents were in favor of the expansion of political, cultural …

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Russia celebrates Day of People's Unity

Russia is marking the Day of People's Unity today, dedicated to the liberation of Moscow from foreign intervention in 1612, when Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky formed consolidated militia and saved the …

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Russians are no longer worried about US

The number of Russians who perceive the United States as a security threat to other countries has declined significantly. According to a survey conducted by the Levada Center, 69% ​​of respondents answered positively to the question whether …

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Russian Sixth State Duma holds last session

The Russian State Duma of the sixth convocation, elected in 2011, held today its last plenary session. Speaking about the results of the lower house of the Russian Parliament's work, its chairman Sergey Naryshkin said that "the main result is that the State Duma has lived and worked with the country in the era of great economic and political changes." The deputies themselves name the laws on the liberalization of the party and electoral legislation, which simplified the requirements for registration of political parties and their access to the parliamentary elections, as the key ones adopted by the current State Duma.

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Did Savchenko reconcile Russians and Ukrainians?

Russians view Ukraine much better after the release of Nadezhda Savchenko, Levada Center provides this data on the results of the joint poll with Kiev International Institute of Sociology (KIIS), published on the website. …

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