Russia Development Index 2010-2011 (Valdai Index)
The Valdai Index represents the combined opinion of leading world experts that participated in Valdai Club conferences with respect to Russia’s development in the political, economic, social, cultural and international spheres. The first Valdai Index survey was conducted at the seventh annual conference of the Valdai International Discussion Club in 2010.
For the 2010-2011 survey, the focus group included over 200 participants of Valdai Club conferences from 12 countries – Britain, Germany, Hungary, China, Spain, Italy, Norway, Russia, USA, France, Switzerland and Japan. Nine out of 10 respondents are foreign experts.