Presentation of research at APSA

Tomila Lankina and Katerina Tertytchnaya have presented their work on the effects of regional protests on public opinion at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association which took place on 1-4 September 2016 in Philadelphia.The paper analyzes the extent to which the 2011-2012 sub-national electoral protests in Russia swayed public opinion towards …

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Member of the project awarded Fulbright-Schuman Fellowship

Katerina Tertytchnaya, who analyses protest trends in Russia for the project, has recently been awarded a Fulbright-Schuman Fellowship to conduct research at Columbia University in New York. During this time, Katerina will research how economic sanctions affected domestic politics and presidential approval in Russia. She will continue to work closely with the Popular Mobilization project …

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New research paper in Post-Soviet Affairs

A new research paper by Rodion Skovoroda and Tomila Lankina entitled Fabricating Votes for Putin: New Tests of Fraud and Electoral Manipulations from Russia has been published in Post-Soviet Affairs. We extend the “fraud forensics” research to systematically explain precinct-level and regional variations in electoral manipulations in Russia’s March 2012 presidential election. Parametric last-digit frequency …

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