The International workshop ‘Explaining Contentious Politics in Russia: Innovations in Theory and Data Collection’ will bring together Russian and foreign experts. Regina Smyth, Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Indiana, USA, gave a special interview to HSE news service.
Well developed telecommunications, and population density increase the chances of people taking part in public protests. Bad weather, poor salaries and the repressive habits of the authorities decrease them. So Anton Sobolev reported his findings to the XIV April Conference at HSE.