MO Group

Sociological and academic research centres

Levada-Center Non-governmental organization Levada-Center is one of the largest research organizations in Russia. It conducts a wide range of social, political, economic and marketing studies based on mass population surveys (face-to-face, telephone, postal), expert and elite surveys, focus-groups, in-depth interviews and other sociological methods.

The EU-Russia Centre is an independent information and expertise resource for anyone interested in modern Russia, its democratic status and the future of EU-Russia relations.
It seeks to promote closer ties between the EU and Russia, to develop ideas about the future of the relationship, and to ensure that both sides adhere to international standards concerning the key elements of a civil society such as democracy, civil liberties and an independent judiciary.

The Foreign Policy Centre The Foreign Policy Centre is a leading European think tank launched under the patronage of the British Prime Minister Tony Blair to develop a vision of a fair and rule-based world order.

EMI - EUROPEAN MOVEMENT – Europe wide with HQ in Brussels The EUROPEAN MOVEMENT is an international organisation open to all political, economic, social and cultural trends in civil society. Its objective is to "contribute to the establishment of a united, federal Europe founded on the respect for basic human rights, peace principles, democratic principles of liberty and solidarity and citizens' participation".

ESI: European Studies Institute The main goal of the ESI is to equip professionals engaged in EU-Russia cooperation with a better knowledge and understanding of the European Union and the EU-Russia dialogue for the benefit of both parties and their rapprochement.

The Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies The Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies has since its inception in 1992 been active in the field of co-operation among European countries, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. Various projects conducted at different levels have been adding to creation and development of political, economic, cultural and scientific ties among states in the region. It is the organiser of the prestigious Economic Forum.