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  Politics of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Politics of Russia (the Russian Federation) takes place in a framework of a federal presidential republic, whereby the President of Russia is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
Russia was the largest of the union republics in terms of territory and population.
Russia's strong presidency sometimes is compared with that of Charles de Gaulle (in office 1958-69) in the French Fifth Republic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_Russia   (10557 words)

 Untitled Document
This course studies the political process and institutions of the region, with a special focus on the recent transformation relating to economic problems, social structures, culture, and ethnic conflicts, as well as the role of governmental policies in domestic and foreign affairs.
This course is a study of the government and politics of the old and the new Russia, including emerging political, social, and economic structures, conflicts, and issues.
This course discusses the political, cultural, and social consequences of classical liberalism and neo-liberalism from the critical viewpoints of a range of contemporary political thinkers.
artsandscience.concordia.ca /politicalscience/Courses_Description.html   (4907 words)

 Politics of Russia
In the political system established in Russia by the 1993 constitution[?], the president wields considerable executive power.
Russia is a federation, but the precise distribution of powers between the Central Government[?] and the regional and local authorities is still evolving.
The judiciary is often subject to manipulation by political authorities and is plagued by large case backlogs and trial delays.
www.fastload.org /po/Politics_of_Russia.html   (1634 words)

 The Government and Politics of Russia
As should be obvious from the title, this class is an advanced political science course focusing on the politics of Russia and the former Soviet Union.
Within the field of political science, this course falls within the subfield of comparative politics, although we will turn our attention to issues dealing with international relations on certain occasions, particularly regarding relations among the former Soviet republics.
The political science students are already familiar with such topics as political system types, electoral politics, institutional design, etc. While this would seem to put the Russian/Slavic studies students at a disadvantage, this latter group usually has more knowledge of the area under investigation, sometimes combined with language skills and/or personal experience in the region.
www3.baylor.edu /~Chris_Marsh/syllab4344.html   (902 words)

 Everything Politics:Russia Politics
Nowadays, when Russia and Japan are no longer divided by political confrontation, being members of developed countries club, when there are a lot of factors in the international environment, which bring us closer to each other, the constructive basis for dialogue and development of relations has dramatically widened and strengthened.
Politics in Russia, 3/E. Emphasizing change and continuity in politics, economics, and society, Politics in Russia is an authoritative overview of the Russian political system today.
An analysis of politics in Russia and in the postcommunist republics of the former Soviet Union.
www.siql.com /politics/russia_politics.htm   (3300 words)

 Politics in Russia--Update
Despite the occasional political cold or bout of flu, RussiaÕs political and economic health seemed to be improving as well.
Reaction inside Russia both to the summit in May and the later decision to offer membership to Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic was decidedly mixed.
There is a broad belief that Russia continues to be humiliated in international affairs up to and including its relationships with the Ònear abroad,Ó the other former Soviet republics.
mason.gmu.edu /~chauss/c_online/update.russia.html   (1092 words)

 Oil Politics Russia
Oil Politics Russia (formerly Oil Politics International) focuses on Russian politics and economics, with particular regard to energy and oil.
Russia in particular needs both foreign capital and technical assistance to explore and develop frozen reserves in East Siberia and the Arctic.
Russia doesn’t think it is possible to improve the out-of-balance condition of the energy demand/supply through some private companies.
oilpolitics.blogspot.com   (4374 words)

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Political Science 156A, Spring 2006: Government and Politics of Russia
The bulk of the lectures will concern the emergence of Russian political institutions and the political contest during the presidencies of Boris Yeltsin, 1991-1999, and Vladimir Putin, 2000 to the present.
If, after discussing a grade with me, a student persists in feeling that the grade is unfair, the student is entitled to ask the college ombuds to discuss the grade with me and is also entitled to appeal the grade, in order, to the Department Vice-Chair, the Chair, and the Dean of Social Sciences.
www.polisci.ucla.edu /faculty/anderson/04S156Asyl.htm   (1135 words)

 Politics of Russia
This course is a graduate-level survey of the major issues in contemporary politics in the post-Soviet region in general, and Russia in particular.
Topics to be examined include state collapse and state formation, political and institutional change, the politics of economic reform, and the domestic determinants of foreign policy.
This is a course in comparative politics, so we are most interested in understanding domestic developments in Russia and other post-Soviet states, and what these developments tell us about classic issues of comparative analysis, such as the sources of political change, the consequences of different institutional arrangements, and state-society relations.
faculty.maxwell.syr.edu /bdtaylor/syllabusweb.htm   (2300 words)

 Russia's Energy Politics
For Ukraine and other former Soviet republics, Russia's crude use of energy for political ends is an old story.
That leverage is considerable: Russia holds more than a quarter of the world's gas supplies and is a major supplier to virtually every country in Europe.
Russia cannot be allowed to hold its neighbors, or the world, hostage during a future cold winter.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/03/AR2006010301283.html   (557 words)

This module provides an historical overview of the changing nature of politics in Russia, from the October Revolution in 1917 to the popularly-elected governments of the post-Soviet period.
The aim of this module is to examine the development of the politics in the Soviet Union and Russia after the death of Stalin in 1953.
Students will evaluate the new political institutions and processes which have been introduced since the end of 1991 as well as considering the impact of the different leadership styles of Russia?s post-Soviet presidents.
www.aber.ac.uk /modules/2005/IP34720.html   (414 words)

 OSA and Politics in Russia
It is known that the congressmen will come and look from the viewpoint whether russia should be supported on budget or not so of course the president admini- stration will do a "show".
that it is promoting illegal deprogramming to be used in russia etc. (documentary data) 3.
we agreed to meet after 20th january as he until then will be occupied by visit of congressmen coming to russia to look at how the religion law is put to use.
www.lermanet.com /cisar/russia/980109a.htm?FACTNet   (1520 words)

 POLS 366: Politics of Russia and Eurasia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Course description/objectives: The first objective of this course is to provide students with an introduction to the politics of the newly emerging states of Eurasia, namely, countries which used to be parts of the Soviet Union.
The second focuses on the political and economic history of the Soviet Union.
Please read articles that focus on politics in Russia, or the other states of the former Soviet Union.Most often the story labeled “leading article” will be a good choice.
polisci.niu.edu /sp05courses/366.htm   (2207 words)

 Politics - Government - Russia Guide - TicketsOfRUSSIA.ru
Site of Agrarian Party of Russia - political organization, which defense the interests of all people, who are related to Russian agro-industrial complex - farmers and people, who are employed in the sphere of food processing, wholesales and retail, agrarian scientists, and many other people.
Political expertise and analysis, consultations for all government, public, political and private entities.
PolitOboz: Political Observation of Dmitri Gavra and Daniel Tsygankov
www.ticketsofrussia.ru /russia/gov/politics.html   (1056 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Politics in Russia: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Remington, Thomas F., Politics in Russia, 2nd Edition*\ The new edition of Politics in Russia has been extensively rewritten to reflect the enormous changes that have taken place in Russia since the first edition.
Presenting Russias political system as a dynamic, multidimensional whole, the book underscores the fact that Russias system is still in flux and that the direction of change is still open-ended.
This is an examination of Russia's political institutions and processes in the post-1991 period when it became formally independent.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0321004930   (394 words)

 Preempting Politics In Russia
On the other hand, Nashi's proclaimed goal is to become Russia's next generation of "nationally oriented" civil servants and government managers, which should make membership in the new organization a good start for young careerists.
The public responds in kind: In a recent poll 83 percent said that government power in Russia is controlled by a narrow circle of individuals unaccountable to the people.
But while the energy of the Kremlin's policymakers is focused on self-preservation, Russia's real-life problems such as destabilization of the Northern Caucasus, the slowdown of economic growth, a deficient infrastructure, decline of the armed forces and weakness of the social sphere continue to be neglected.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/24/AR2005072401118.html   (1024 words)

 Online NewsHour Special Report: Russia
Is Russia returning to a Soviet-era repression of the media?
Three experts discuss what Vladimir Putin's election victory means for Russia.
Russia's acting president Vladimir Putin promises to clean up widespread corruption.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/europe/russia   (79 words)

The aim of this module is to examine the major stages in the creation and development of the Soviet political system from October 1917 to the collapse of the USSR in 1991 and the emergence of a post-Soviet Russian political system.
This module begins with the revolutionary year of 1917 and examines the major debates about the development of the Soviet political system, such as the link between Leninism and Stalinism and different explanations of the purges of the 1930s.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union new political institutions and processes have been created, but it is still unclear whether the course that Russia's leaders are pursuing will result in the development of a democratic state.
www.aber.ac.uk /modules/2003/IP34720.html   (436 words)

 Workers World: Market Politics in Russia
The election in Russia has shown once again that the political form of bourgeois democracy--or at least its image, if not its essence--remains useful in advancing the predatory aims of monopoly capital.
The conditions of life that capitalist counter-revolution has brought to Russia have been so devastating to the workers and farmers, pauperizing even many highly trained intellectual workers, that it seemed a joke to suggest that Yeltsin could win.
But now, billions of dollars later, after skilled spin masters and experts in political deceit of all kinds have done their magic, Yeltsin is out ahead.
www.workers.org /ww/analysis.html   (1743 words)

 Amazon.com: Politics in Russia (4th Edition) (The Longman Series in Comparative Policies): Books: Thomas F. Remington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Focusing on institutions and processes and paying rigorous attention to scholarship, Politics in Russia is an authoritative overview of the Russian political system, now updated to reflect all of the most recent political events in Russia.
A thoroughly updated analysis of contemporary Russian political institutions and processes in the context of Russian society in the postcommunist era, this book uniquely emphasizes the relationship ordinary citizens have with the political system.
Events in Russia are changing very fast, and the author is not responsible for not being able to churn out a textbook that is 100 percent up to date.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0321364821?v=glance   (1148 words)

 ipedia.com: Politics of Russia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since gaining its independence with the collapse of the Soviet Union at the end of 1991, Russia has faced serious challenges in its efforts to forge a political system to follow nearly seventy-five ye...
Russia, known officially as the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (RSFSR), was the largest of the union republics in terms of territory and population.
The president submits candidates to the State Duma for the post of chairman of the Russian Central Bank (RCB) and may propose that the State Duma dismiss the chairman.
www.ipedia.com /politics_of_russia.html   (10475 words)

 IRR: Russia Extreme-Right politics
The seven defendants, found guilty of murdering a six-year-old Tajik gypsy girl near St Petersburg on 21 September 2003, were sentenced: two to 10 years imprisonment, one to 7 years, two to 2.5 years and two minors to suspended sentences.
According to a two-year study by the Moscow Bureau for Human Rights, there are about 50,000 skinheads in Russia, with 1,500 in both Moscow and St Petersburg.
Racist violence against both Third World students studying in Russia and against Muslim members of former Soviet republics is rife in Russia and skinheads are identified as the main culprits.
www.irr.org.uk /europebulletin/russia/extreme_right_politics   (553 words)

 Potemkin Politics in Russia | csmonitor.com
Several prominent members of United Russia, which controls two-thirds of the seats in the Duma, or lower house of parliament, complained that administrative pressure on business is hurting the investment climate and that the courts are far from independent.
They also said United Russia is moving to form "liberal" groups in the party, apparently setting up some ideological competition within United Russia.
She balanced her criticisms about Russia's restricted media and concentration of power with positive remarks about protesting Russians and the political opposition.
www.csmonitor.com /2005/0422/p08s02-comv.html   (407 words)

 Russia, Democracy, Politics
At long last, Russia and the CIS, apart from adopting rules, worked out by other states, will initiate such rules," the chairman noted.
Veshnyakov claimed that when the document comes into force, international analysts will be unable to fetch up political reasons, while appraising conformity of elections in countries where the Convention operates, to international standards.
Multiplicity and controversial nature of OSCE norms in legal regulation of elections encourages carelessness and ambiguity of critical evaluations, instead of referring to specific norms and articles.
www.cdi.org /russia/Johnson/5564-5.cfm   (270 words)

 Politics Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Politics Russia: A current affairs commentary on politics in Scotland, UK, USA, Iraq and elsewhere.
Odd piece of news today, "Putin says Iraq planned US attack."Russian President Vladimir Putin says that after the 9/11 attacks Moscow warned Washington that Saddam Hussein was planning attacks on the US.
He said Russia's secret service had information on...
www.anoasis.co.uk /politics/russia   (55 words)

 Category:Politics of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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List of Liberal Democratic Party of Russia deputies in the State Duma
List of Russian governors who died in office
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