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 Russian constitutional crisis of 1993 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Russian constitutional crisis of 1993 began on September 21, when Russian President Boris Yeltsin dissolved the country's legislature (Congress of People's Deputies and its Supreme Soviet), which opposed his moves to consolidate power and push forward with unpopular neoliberal reforms.
In 1993, a majority of Russians considered the events of September 21 – October 4 as an attempt of Communist revanche or as a result of Rutskoy and Khasbulatov seeking personal power.
Valery Zorkin, chairman of the Constitutional Court, was forced to resign.
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He said that "the proper implementation of the Russian Constitution, strengthening of the tenets of the constitutional structure, and protection of the rights and freedoms of an individual largely depend on the activities of the Court.
Herbert Hausmaninger, “From the Soviet Committee of Constitutional Supervision to the Russian Constitutional Court,” 25 Cornell Int’l L.J. 305, at 306 (1992).
Constitution of the Russian Federation, December 12, 1993, Articles 28 and 30, Institute of Religion and Law, “Religious Associations: Freedom of Conscience and Religion; Normative Acts and Judicial Decisions,” Moscow, Jurisprudence, 2001, at 43-44.
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 Russian constitutional crisis of 1993 - SourceWatch
The Russian constitutional crisis of 1993 began in earnest on September 21, when Russian President Boris Yeltsin dissolved the country's parliament, which was increasingly opposed his moves to consolidate sweeping powers in the president's hands and embark on widely unpopular neoliberal reforms.
Under the terms of the constitutional amendments passed in late 1991, the special powers of decree were set to expire by the end of 1992.
In mid-March 1993, an emergency session of the Congress of People's Deputies voted to amend the constitution, strip Yeltsin of many of his powers, and cancel the scheduled April referendum, again opening the door to legislation that would shift the balance of power away from the president.
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Political and economical crisis was made even worse by the struggle for power between Yeltsin from one side and his opponents in the Russian Parliament (together with Vice President Rutskoi) from another side.
On September 21, 1993, Yeltsin decreed parliament dissolved and new parliamentary elections to be held on December 12th.
A few days later, under the pressure of Yeltsin, the Head of the Russian Constitutional Court was fired, because he opposed the military and violent solution of the conflict between presidential and parliamentary sides.
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1993 - Russian constitutional crisis of 1993: Russian President Boris Yeltsin orders tanks to storm the Russian parliament building.
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The Soviet Union has formally been dissolved by the declaration in Alma Ata on 21 Dec 1991.
The new Russian Constitution was adopted 12 Dec 1993 by referendum, but 9 former republics and 10 former regions refused adoption.
The Constitution grants sweeping powers to the President, making him the person to name the Government while the Parliament is restricted to participate in setting the national agenda and - most importantly - pass the yearly budget.
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The president, who resides in the Kremlin, nominates the highest state officials, including the prime minister (or premier), who must be approved by the State Duma, the lower house of Russian parliament.
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 Constitution of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current Constitution of the Russian Federation (Конституция Российской Федерации) was adopted by national referendum on December 12, 1993 replacing the previous Soviet-era Constitution of April 12, 1978 of Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic following the Russian constitutional crisis of 1993.
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