Monitoring Russia 1996

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • VCIOM Moskau, Russland
Other Title
  • Monitoring Rossii, 1996 (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • VCIOM, Moscow, Russia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Employment
    • Fertility
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Income, property and investment/saving
    • Economic conditions and indicators
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Voting behavior, political system and economic reforms. Topics: Watching news programs and reading newspaper; mood in the last few days; family´s current material situation; economic situation of town/region and country; general situation; market reforms; opinion on Yeltsin, Duma, Prime Minister and government; political situation; life satisfaction; expected improvements in the next 12 months; Russia out of control; democracy vs. order; trust in politicians; rating of Yeltsin and Chernomirdin; expectations concerning politics and economy in the next few months; the biggest problems of the society; possibility of mass demonstrations and taking part; voting intention for/against Yeltsin and reasons; income growth compared to the prices; money per capita needed; subsistence level; price trends; time to purchase goods and save money; economic situation in the last and in the next 6 months; economic situation in Russia in 12 months and in 5 years; renouncing from necessary things, holiday trips etc; assumed income level of poor families; domestic vs. imported goods, clothes and household goods; place of shopping; spending money; savings and shares in investment funds; save money in near future; assumed income level of a rich family; ideal number of children; way of increasing the number of children; planned number of children; having another child in the next 2-3 years; unplanned pregnancy; conditions for having another child; birth rate control; voting intention in the presidential elections; Yeltsin or Zyuganov; suspected election result; Zyuganov or Yavlinski; next Russian President; class self placement; sources of income; problem of lacking orders in the company; poor supplies of equipment and raw supplies; irregular work; leaders´ inability; selling products in the company; theft in the firm; high wages vs. social security; work preferences; importance of work; intensity of work; conditions for being successful at work; keeping job vs. unemployment; interpersonal relationship at work; involving in any conflicts last year; conflicts between the company´s management and the work team; conflicts between members of staff; most frequent reasons for conflict; way of solving the conflicts; opinion on strikes; second job; motivation of the workers; possibilities of initiative; successful groups in Russia; main income of the family; telephone; high and low self placement five years ago, today and in five years; religion; staying at home in June; voting in presidential election; voting decision in 1995 elections; region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1996-05-06 / 1996-05-24
Geographic Coverage
  • Russian Federation (RU)
Sampled Universe
Residential population aged 18 years or older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2405
    Number of Variables: 396
Further election studies of the project "Founding Elections in Eastern Europe" (H.-D. Klingemann, Science Center Berlin -WZB-; supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation) are archived under ZA-Nos.: ZA2465-ZA2469, ZA2485-ZA2488, ZA2560-ZA2562, ZA2811-ZA2819, ZA2901-ZA2912, ZA3053-ZA3057, ZA3175-ZA3176 and ZA3631-ZA3633. Comparable election studies from Eastern Europe are archived under ZA-Nos.: ZA3123-ZA3126, ZA3215-ZA3218, ZA3527-ZA3530, ZA3631-ZA3633, ZA3888-ZA3893.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3176 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Gel´man, Vladimir; Golosov, Grigori V. (Hrsg.): Elections in Russia 1993-1996: Analyses, Documents and Data Berlin: Ed. Sigma 1999

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22