“Evaluation of the degree of psychological readiness to protest activities of residents of the Leningrad region” research project has finished. “Evaluation of the degree of psychological readiness to protest activities of residents of the Leningrad region” research project has finished. For this project, twelve focus group discussions were carried out in the six municipal areas of the Leningrad region.

“Evaluation of the readiness to protest of residents of the Leningrad region” research project has started. “Evaluation of the readiness to protest of residents of the Leningrad region” research project is being carried out under №OK-7 contract dated August 15, 2016. The contract commissions a sociological evaluation of assessment of social and economic, political, social and psychological processes undergoing in the Leningrad region by the region’s residents. For this project, at least 1500 residents will be interviewed in their apartments in the 17 municipal areas of the Leningrad region.

“Comprehensive examination of the stressors of everyday life and resources to overcome the stressors in various stages of adult life” telephone survey has begun. “Comprehensive examination of the stressors of everyday life and resources to overcome the stressors in various stages of adult life” telephone survey has begun.

“Analysis of the assessment of the social and economic conditions in the Leningrad region by the residents of the region and their attitudes towards federal and regional authorities” research evaluation has ended. “Analysis of the assessment of the social and economic conditions in the Leningrad region by the residents of the region and their attitudes towards federal and regional authorities” research evaluation has ended. For this project, 1500 respondents residing in 17 municipal areas of the Leningrad region were interviewed in their apartments. The sample is representative across five key areas.

“Evaluation of the degree of psychological readiness to protest activities of residents of the Leningrad region” research project has started. “Evaluation of the degree of psychological readiness to protest activities of residents of the Leningrad region” research project is being carried out under №OK-7 contract dated August 15, 2016. The contract commissions a sociological evaluation of assessment of social and economic, political, social and psychological processes undergoing in the Leningrad region by the region’s residents. For this project, two focus group discussions will be carried out in each of the six municipal areas of the Leningrad region.

On September 22-23, staff members of the Resource Center – Ksenia Tsyganova and Svetlana Snopova – took part in the "The Internet, Policy and Politics" International Conference that took place in the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Ksenia Tsyganova presented a paper "Comparing Friendship vs Communication Networks among Members of Politically Motivated Online Groups".

Second stage of the expert interviewing as part of the research project under №K-125/16 contract dated August 29, 2016 has finished. The in-depth expert interviewing were carried out under №K-125/16 contract dated August 29, 2016 commissioning sociological examination of local government in the Leningrad region, the development of municipal services and territorial development. The sample included 60 experts across 10 target groups.

Second stage of the expert interviewing as part of the research project under №K-125/16 contract dated August 29, 2016 has started. The in-depth expert interviewing is being carried out under №K-125/16 contract dated August 29, 2016 commissioning sociological examination of local government in the Leningrad region, the development of municipal services and territorial development. The sample included 60 experts across 10 target groups.

Exit poll data are being collected in 42 regions of the Russian Federation. The centralized collection of the exit poll data in 42 regions of the Russian Federation is taking place at the end of each hour. Twelve intermediary reports have been prepared for each region during the day of voting on 18 September 2016. The prepared express report combining results of all regions analyzes the exit poll data on the Russian Federation as a whole.

“The nature and development perspectives of the Russian-German relations” on-line survey has started. “The nature and development perspectives of the Russian-German relations” on-line survey has started. The survey examines the assessment of the nature and development perspectives of the Russian-German relations by German students studying at SPSU and students studying at German universities that partner with SPSU.