Prior To Polls, Public Approval Rating Consensus Matters For Russian Leaders

One factor in Vladimir V. Putin’s selection as president was a survey that showed that Russians’ most admired figures were fictional tough guys, said Igor V. Zadorin, who headed the Kremlin’s in house sociology department.

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As Russia’s Onshore Oil Reserves Dwindling, Arctic Exploration Is Their Other Option

The Arctic holds one fifth of the world’s undiscovered, recoverable oil and natural gas, the United States Geological Survey estimates.

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Russia Is Now Confronting With Growing Cases of HIV

Russia now has a burgeoning growth of HIV victims where more than half million are officially registered cases. The United Nations HIV/AIDS (Unaids) program and others, have estimated the number to be closer to one million.

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Modernization Has Obliged Russia To Change Her Image

In line with Russia’s desire for modernization, she needs more than ever the alliances of the west.

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