Fedorov, Valery V.

Fedorov, Valery V.

Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM)
Director General

PhD in Political Sciences.

Born on September 11, 1974.

Valery V. Fedorov began his career in 1991 as a member of the Institute of Mass Political Movements at the Russian American University (RAU). In 1993, he joined the Center for Political Conjuncture of Russia and worked his way up from researcher to CEO. In September 2003, he headed the country’s leading research center — Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM). Valery V. Fedorov is a member of the Board of Directors and heads the Scientific Council of VCIOM. He is the editor-in-chief of the journal “Monitoring. Social and Economic Changes”. Since 2012, he has been an advisor to the First Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation. He is actively involved in scientific and teaching activities, heads the basic departments of VCIOM at leading universities of the country, including MGIMO University, HSE University and the Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH). He is also the Scientific Supervisor of the Department of Sociology at the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation. Valery V. Fedorov has been awarded the Order of Honor, the Order of Friendship, the Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland” (2nd class), the Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Honour, and Acknowledgments of the President of the Russian Federation. He is the author of numerous scientific publications and books.

PIR Center Advisory Board Member since 2011.


  • Выборы на фоне Крыма: электоральный цикл 2016–2018 гг. и перспективы политического транзита / Под ред. В.В. Федорова. М.: ВЦИОМ, 2018. — 440 с.
  • От плебисцита к выборам. Как и почему россияне голосовали на выборах 2011–2012 гг. / Под ред. В.В. Федорова. М.: Праксис, 2013. — 496 с.
  • Федоров В.В. Русский выбор. Введение в теорию электорального поведения россиян. М.: Праксис, 2010. — 384 с.
  • Федоров В.В., Цуладзе А.М. Эпоха Путина: Тайны и загадки «кремлев. двора». М.: Эксмо, 2003. — 444 с.  

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