The Russians have become stricter in assessments of the political course of the country, the survey showed

MOSCOW, 13 Dec — RIA Novosti. The Russians have become stricter in assessments of the political course of the country, however, in the material conditions of his family are optimistic, the results of a survey the Russian center for public opinion studies (VTSIOM).

Sociologists have presented on Thursday, the indexes of social well-being of Russians in August. Thus, the index of political environment, rising in late summer, in September, returned to its July values. In General, evaluations are more positive than a few months ago, however, lose heavily to the values of the previous years.

“The proportion of positive responses (25%) for the month rose more than the share of negative (20%), dominated by still average scores (49%)”, — stated in the materials of VTSIOM.

In addition, an assessment of the General development vector of the country are less optimistic in comparison with indicators of previous years, bore the share of those who approve of the course of development of the country and those who only partly agree with him — 37 and 38%; the number of dissatisfied for the month increased by 19%.

“Indicators of social well-being stabilized — to date, the main trend is the lack of growth. After the failure at the beginning of the year… the main indicators showed a trend of recovery, however, compared to the previous year, the negative dynamics. The most notable decline from September of last year noted in the assessments of life satisfaction and the direction of the country. Thus in General, the index values are not yet dramatic — indicators during the crisis in 2009-2011 was significantly lower. Thus, to date the decline of social well-being is felt, but it’s not as bad as could be”, — commented the results of the survey research project Manager VTSIOM Julia Baskakova.

Initiative all-Russian poll was conducted on 24-25 September in 130 populated localities in 46 regions, territories and republics, and 9 Federal districts of Russia. The sample size (at each survey) 1600.