1. Title of the study: New Political and Economic Actors of Belarus”
2. Topics of thematic coverage: changes in political, economic and social spheres
3. The aim: to define actors who can lead transformation from totalitarianism to democracy
4. Descriptors: mass media, new press, referendum, local authority, social groups, political parties, elections
5. Political block: а) attitudes towards referendum, Supreme Soviet, political leaders b) political and electoral behavior
6. Comparability: most important questions were replicated
7. Geographical area: Belarus-national
8. Principal investigator: IISEPS
9. Polling organization: IISEPS, P.O.B. 219, Minsk, 220030, Belarus, e-mail: iiseps@iiseps.org
10. Fieldwork dates: 1992, April – May
11. Population sampled: 18+ years old residents of Belarus who are not currently in hospital, jail, military service
12. Sampling: clustered random
13. Sample size: 999 respondents
14. Mode of interviews: face-to-face interview
15. Interviewers: part-time and university students
16. Control: selective control of interviewers
17. Related publications: 12 publications in mass media
18. Availability of the original data sets: contact with IISEPS
19. Source of information: IISEPS