'We've never been in this situation before': The Kremlin wants to know what Russian people are most concerned about. Their solution: focus groups.


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Russia's war against Ukraine has gone on for almost a month now. As pressure from sanctions and other restrictions on the Russian economy grows, Russia's domestic situation is looking worse and worse -- despite the authorities' successful repression of the anti-war movement through threats and arrests. Meduza has learned of recent efforts by the Russian presidential administration to determine which problems concern the population most. Unfortunately for them, the hard part will be solving them. Original Article: https://meduza.io/en/feature/2022/03/23/we-ve-never-been-in-this-situation-before

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