The image of the Russian Federation on the canvas of social research

Wizerunek Federacji Rosyjskiej na kanwie badań społecznych

ORCID: Natalia Sienko: 0000-0002-3111-0080

Afiliacja: University of Wrocław, Poland

Pages: 115-140

Edition: Lublin 2020


Citation method: N. Sienko, The image of the Russian Federation on the canvas of social research, „Rocznik Instytutu Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej” 18(2020), z. 3, s. 115-140, DOI:

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Abstract: The starting point for this article was research conducted from February to April 2017 and in January and February 2020. The purpose of the work is to show the image and position of the Russian Federation in the eyes of respondents who participated (incl. residents of Moscow, Arkhangelsk, Saint Petersburg and Vladivostok) in in-depth interviews conducted by the author. The principal analysis concerns the results obtained in 2017, and the specific changes observed three years after the initial surveys were completed.


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