Monthly Archive: March 2012


E-bulletin of IISEPS Center for Documentation, N 3, 2012 – ISSN 1822-5578 (only Russian) Content: Introduction 1. Basic trends of March 2. Chronicle of key events 3. Politics 3.1. In search of civilizational distinctness 3.2. Sacralization of the innovation fund 3.3. “What is at issue is only the price” 4. Economics 4.1. Positive economic information …

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IISEPS News – ISSN 1822-5535 (Printing), ISSN 1822-5543 (ONLINE), N 1 (63), 2012 Content: Preface MONITORING OF PUBLIC OPINION IN BELARUS: March-2012 The crisis is not an obstacle to hopes A “tilting doll”: dynamics of A. Lukashenko’s popularity rating Tacit polarization Ideal citizens of a nonideal state The majority still does not hear anything Victory …

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(executed in collaboration with The Enlightenment human rights institution “Office on the Rights of People with Disabilities”)
1. Title of the study: “Monitoring of a public opinion in Belarus”
2. Topics of thematic coverage: political, social and economic factors of development of Belarusian society, integration with Europe and Russia
3. The aim: to study the most important facilitators and obstacles of development of Belarusian society, to support Belarusian democratic forces for social transformations
4. Descriptors: market, economic attitudes, socio-political positions and attitudes, integration, free and democratic election, electoral behavior, opposition, political preferences, political parties, mass media
5. Comparability: most important questions were replicated
6. Geographical area: Belarus-national
7. Source of information:
8. Fieldwork dates: 2012, March 2 -12
9. Population sampled: 18+ years old residents of Belarus who are not currently in hospital, jail, military service
10. Sampling: clustered random
11. Sample size: 1509 respondents
12. Mode of interviews: face-to-face interview
13. Control: selective control of interviewers
14. Related publications: more then 10 publications in mass media