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The paper assesses transformation of environmental situation in Moscow and citizens’ attitude toward those changes. It analyzes a mass poll of 800 Moscovites conducted in June–July 2015. The research was aimed at identifying the correlation between subjective perception of residents and objective spatial and environmental differentiation in Moscow as well as assessing the potential of Moscovites’ involvement in solution of environmental problems. Air pollution caused by production enterprises and cars, solid household waste and waste incineration plants were given special consideration. The article analyzes how Moscovites perceive problems of the whole city and of their own districts.

About the Authors

Viktoria R. Bityukova
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Russian Federation

Faculty of Geography, 

Leninskiye Gory, 119991 Moscow

Maria S. Savoskul
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Russian Federation

Faculty of Geography, 

Leninskiye Gory, 119991 Moscow

Pavel L. Kirillov
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Russian Federation

Faculty of Geography, 

Leninskiye Gory, 119991 Moscow

Natalia A. Koldobskaya
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Russian Federation

Faculty of Geography, 

Leninskiye Gory, 119991 Moscow


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