Monthly Archive: June 2014


 THE MOST IMPORTANT RESULTS OF THE PUBLIC OPINION POLL IN JUNE 2014 (were interviewed 1.519 persons aged 18 and over, margin of error doesn’t exceed 0.03) 1. “Economic well-being” of Belarusians continued to go down during the second quarter: – thus, the ratio of those whose financial standing improved over past three month to those …

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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: 2014, June 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: 1519 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


E-bulletin of IISEPS Center for Documentation, N 6, 2014 – ISSN 1822-5578 (only Russian) Content: Introduction 1. Basic trends of June 2. Chronicle of key events 3. Politics 3.1. Between Mauritius and Botswana 3.2. Intellectual bullying from Professor V. Orgish 4. Economics 4.1. Big consequences of small economy 4.2. Structural factors prevent growth acceleration 4.3. …

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“Youth and Civil Society in Belarus: New Generation”. Ed. by Prof. Oleg Manaev.

This book continues experience a previous book “Youth and Civil Society: Belarusian Variant” published by IISEPS in 1999, and analyzes youth developments DOWNLOAD

Oleg Manaev. “Emerging of Civil Society in Independent Belarus. Sociological Experiences: 2006-2010”. Vol. III.

A new book by Prof. Oleg Manaev continues tradition of previous books (“Sociological Experiences” of 1991-2000 and 2001-2005″), and summaries. DOWNLOAD

“Belarus and “Wide Europe”: in searches of geopolitic self-determination”. Edited by Prof. Oleg Manaev.

Analysis of geopolitical self-determination which Belarus currently undergoes is the main target of this book. In the first section authors make an attempt to answer the question “Where are we going?” and examine geopolitical alternatives for this country. DOWNLOAD

“Presidential election in Belarus: from limited democracy to unlimited authoritarianism (1994-2006)”. Edited by Prof. Oleg Manaev.

Analysis of presidential elections in this country as well as various documents showing the most important facts and conclusions presented in this book cover the years 1994-2006 and let the reader trace transformation of not only elections but the society and the state in general. DOWNLOAD 


IISEPS News – ISSN 1822-5535 (Printing), ISSN 1822-5543 (ONLINE), N 2 (72), 2014 Content: Preface MONITORING OF PUBLIC OPINION IN BELARUS June-2014 Pork price vs. Russian propaganda The consolidating potential of uniqueness Electoral stability and trust increase Honest, but weak and not well-informed Voting, following, discussing Symbols of Belarusians Geopolitical trends Is propaganda almighty? As …

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