Seeing through the fog of war
ExtremeScan is a non-profit, non-governmental international collaboration of independent researchers and academics that aims to inform the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping Russian society and politics. We conduct public opinion polling in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus in order to provide unbiased data on the public mood amidst the escalating crisis.
A high-level professional in the field of public opinion polling and market research with over 30 years in executive positions in the industry
February 2022 - untill the mission is fulfilled
2016 - present time
2010 - 2016
1991 - 2010
1988 - 1991
ExtremeScan agency: founder and resercher
Managing Director at Ipsos Comcon
Founder and director of COMCON
Director of the Moscow department of WCIOM,
Deputy of Yuri Levada
Organizing rapid opinion polls on critical issues. In the 1980s the methodology allowed to gather F2F representative surveys throughout the USSR in just 3 days, without internet and computers. It was a historical period in Russia when sociology worked for economic reforms and the democratization of society.
Politically & Industry Impactful Projects
Research of protest activity at the end of 80s.
Life of Soviet germans.
Freedom protests in Lithuania in Jan 1991 followed by separation and independence of the country.
Coup in August 1991.
Creation of the first CATI call center in Russia.
Moscow Mayor Elections in 2013, the first and the last “fair” elections in Russia.
Moscow State University
Department - Psychology
Specialization - Political psychology
Academic work - “Structure of ethnopolitical stereotypes“