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The Emerging Autocracies of Europe

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Hungary and Poland’s shift toward authoritarianism may have implications for democracy in the region and beyond.

Hungarian opposition rallies against Prime Minister Viktor Orban
Reuters

Inside Russia's Protest Movement

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza and investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov talk with CNN's Nathan Hodge about Russia's political opposition movement after the detention of Alexei Navalny.

Russian law enforcement officers stand guard in Saint Petersburg
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

How Do Attitudes about the Coronavirus Response Differ in Russia and the United States?

BLOG
Running Numbers by Coauthors

Survey data shows that Russians are more likely than Americans to say that their nation's government handled the coronavirus pandemic effectively.

map of COVID-19 cases in early 2020
Martin Sanchez
Public Opinion

Amid Global Unpopularity, China Might Find Support Among Russians

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Running Numbers by Peter Wang

While China might be losing friends in many countries, it still has the support of the Russian public.

Putin and Xi Jin Ping shake hands
REUTERS
Public Opinion

Research

Despite Political Tension, Americans and Russians See Cooperation as Essential

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A joint Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Levada Analytical Center survey shows few Russians or Americans expect great changes to US-Russia ties now or in the next 10 years, although both publics see the merits of collaboration.

Biden and Putin shake hands
REUTERS
Public Opinion

Russians See Greater Reward than Risk in Closer Relations with China

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

As Russia and China grow closer through economic ties, a joint Chicago Council on Global Affairs-Levada Analytical Center survey finds that the Russian public sees little downside to the growing bilateral relationship.

Russia flag
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Public Opinion