Lev Gudkov is a Russian sociologist, director of the analytical Levada Center and editor-in-chief of the journal The Russian Public Opinion Herald. He is the author of numerous books and articles on sociology and inter-ethnic relations in Russia.
Dissent in Russia: a festival of disobedience?
What kind of freedom do the latest wave of protesters want? Has a new kind of Russian emerged since the collapse of...
In Russia, sociology isn’t just about figures
Is solidarity possible in Russia? How has the relationship between Russia’s government and its citizens panned out...
Russian cynicism: symptom of a stagnant society
Cynicism, originally a philosophy in ancient Greece, is now the prevailing mood in Putinist Russia, and, Lev Gudkov...