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New Soviet Citizen Survey, 1990: Problems of Peace and Security (ICPSR 9945)

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For this study, over 1,800 adult citizens were interviewed in three Soviet republics: Lithuania, the Ukraine, and the portion of Russia west of the Ural Mountains. Questions focused on several topics facing the new republics, including pressing domestic problems, relations among republics and Moscow, feelings about the past and future directions of the economy, feelings toward various organized groups in the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), and attitudes regarding disarmament and military service. Also included are demographic variables for respondents, such as age, occupation, and income.

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Study Description


Miller, Arthur H. NEW SOVIET CITIZEN SURVEY, 1990: PROBLEMS OF PEACE AND SECURITY. ICPSR version. Des Moines, IA: Arthur H. Miller [producer], 1992. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1994. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09945.v1

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This study was funded by:

  • National Science Foundation (SES-9009698)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   disarmament, domestic policy, economic conditions, military service, opinions, political issues

Geographic Coverage:   Lithuania, Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1990

Date of Collection:  

  • 1990-06

Universe:   All citizens in Lithuania, the Ukraine, and the portion of Russia west of the Ural Mountains who were registered to vote.

Data Types:   survey data


Sample:   Four-stage stratified sampling design.

Data Source:

personal interviews


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