The political awareness of Russia's ordinary citizens has grown over the past year. Yes. We can enjoy watching someone's shocking escapades. Yes, we may like to see critics exposing somebody. Nevertheless, even an average person wants to see not just somebody criticizing the authorities, but hear and understand what is being proposed by those who do the criticizing. What solutions do they offer to the problems the country is faced with? When nothing but criticism is heard in reply, then the question arises: Who should you vote for? Who should be elected to the local and regional legislatures and the federal parliament? The average person of course goes to and from work, every day, but it's not enough to just offer to put food on their table.