Динамика политических предпочтений православных верующих в России
Article was devoted to studying of political preferences of orthodox believers in Russia during the period from 1991 to 2011. Statistical data and the results of sociological polls which published in the Russian periodical press are analyzed in work. The author make to a conclusion that electoral preferences of a significant part of orthodox believers drift from democratically focused parties to social conservative party of the ruling power in two decades. Moreover about 10% of orthodox believers drift towards support for the communist party of Russia. The reasons of transformation of political preferences of orthodox believers reveal in research. Also the issue of interconnection between political preferences and religious characteristics brought up in the article.