20 years under Putin: a timeline

Based on the extensive sociological research of the Levada Center (including nationwide polls, polls during protest rallies in Moscow, and in-depth interviews with leaders of the protest movement), this paper reveals the origins of the Russian protest movement, traces its dynamics, and explains its timing. Special attention is paid to the consequences of the protests in 2011–2012 for the Russian political system and possible political change in the country.

Russia under Putin

IMR would like to announce a new vacancy position in the capacity of president of the organization. The potential candidates should have at least 10 years of relevant experience, profound knowledge of Russian politics, and understanding of the current US media and political landscape. Please refer to the full job description here.

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