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  • abbreviation Women's Voluntary Service

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  • The WVS was the largest of these organizations, with over one million members.

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  • The WVS was the largest of these organizations, with over one million members.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • The WVS was the largest of these organizations, with over one million members.

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  • At roughly five-year intervals since 1990, the World Values Survey WVS has asked Russians: “Taking all things together, would you say that you are: very happy, quite happy, not very happy, not at all happy?”

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  • The WVS also asks: “All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?”

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  • WVS: zonades - gonads that only apply in specific zones, like UT, AZ, and appalachia

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  • At roughly five-year intervals since 1990, the World Values Survey WVS has asked Russians: “Taking all things together, would you say that you are: very happy, quite happy, not very happy, not at all happy?”

    The Return

  • In Figure 10.7, I combine the WVS and VCIOM/Levada Center polls, and plot the percentage of respondents saying that they were “very” or “quite” happy (on WVS polls) and “completely” or “mostly” happy (on VCIOM/Levada Center polls).

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  • In Figure 10.7, I combine the WVS and VCIOM/Levada Center polls, and plot the percentage of respondents saying that they were “very” or “quite” happy (on WVS polls) and “completely” or “mostly” happy (on VCIOM/Levada Center polls).

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  • By 2006, the proportion of Russians who called themselves “religious”—65 percent—was close to the average for all countries in the WVS.

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