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73%

of Russians are willing to unite with others in joint activity

Only one in four (24%) reported that they are unwilling to unite with others in collaborative activities. 10 years ago (in 2010), 35% were unwilling, and only 52% were willing to unite with others who hold similar values and views, according to the national Russian survey* conducted by the HSE Centre for Studies of Civil Society and Nonprofit Sector.

* Changes in attitudes toward participation in civil society practices. National Russian population survey conducted as part of the annual Monitoring the Status of Civil Society. November 2020, urban and rural population 18+, personal interview (face-to-face), 2000 people.

Willingness of Russians to Unite (% of the respondents*, 2007-2020) 

Source: HSE Centre for Studies of Civil Society and Nonprofit Sector, November 2020

* Respondents answered the following question: ‘There are people who are willing to unite with others for some joint activity if their ideas and interests coincide. And there are people who are not willing to unite with others for joint activity, even if their ideas and interests coincide. Which group do you identify with — the first one or the second?

Author: Svetlana Saltanova, June 28