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Government and Politics in Russia and the Post-soviet Region

by Vicki L. Hesli

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages482
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Open LibraryOL7604875M
ISBN 100618347364
ISBN 109780618347360

  This is an informative short book of interviews with post-Soviet Russia's second president, offering a window onto his thinking and early career. When Putin was appointed prime minister by Yeltsin in August and then became acting president five months later, following Yeltsin's unexpected resignation, little was known about him. Get this from a library! Russian politics: the post-Soviet phase. [Donald D Barry] -- "This book analyzes the evolution and operation of political institutions in Russia from its emergence from the shadow of the disintegrating Union of Soviet Socialist Republic through its first.

Three Countries, Three Choices in Post-Soviet Eurasia. The complex political and societal developments in the post-Soviet region in particular have exposed flaws in the claim that a shift from authoritarianism to democracy is inevitable. Using case studies from the post-Soviet region, a broad range of international contributors present an original and innovative contribution to the debate.

The politics of Russia take place in the framework of the federal semi-presidential republic of ing to the Constitution of Russia, the President of Russia is head of state, and of a multi-party system with executive power exercised by the government, headed by the Prime Minister, who is appointed by the President with the parliament's approval. An in-depth look at the geo-politics of Central Asia, from the Great Game to present-day political power struggles in the regions. This is an excellent essay to be used in the context of a world history class. Did you know that the U.S. Civil War influenced supply and demand that led to power.


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Government and Politics in Russia and the Post-soviet Region by Vicki L. Hesli Download PDF EPUB FB2

This text investigates and evaluates the developing political processes in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Lithuania, and Uzbekistan. Students will come to understand the newly formed political institutions in this region through comparison with other established democracies in Europe and North America, historical overviews of the Tsarist and Soviet periods, as well as summaries of Cited by: 9.

This text investigates and evaluates the developing political processes in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Lithuania, and Uzbekistan. Students will come to understand the newly formed political institutions in this region through comparison with other established democracies Government and Politics in Russia and the Post-soviet Region book Europe and North America, historical overviews of the Tsarist and Soviet periods, as well as summaries of socialist and.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hesli, Vicki L. Governments and politics in Russia and the Post-Soviet region. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., Russia - Russia - Government and society: During the Soviet era the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (the R.S.F.S.R.) was subject to a series of Soviet constitutions (, ), under which it nominally was a sovereign socialist state within (after ) a federal structure.

Until the late s, however, the government was dominated at all levels by the Communist. Russia - Russia - Post-Soviet Russia: The U.S.S.R. legally ceased to exist on Decem The new state, called the Russian Federation, set off on the road to democracy and a market economy without any clear conception of how to complete such a transformation in the world’s largest country.

Like most of the other former Soviet republics, it entered independence in a state of serious. In Power and Conflict in Russia’s Borderlands: The Post-Soviet Geopolitics of Dispute Resolution, Helena Rytövuori-Apunen studies Russia’s approach to establishing a presence beyond its territory, focusing particularly on the settlement of frozen conflicts in the post-Soviet space.

Drawing upon historical concepts to better understand Russia’s multidimensional behaviour across three. Read this book on Questia.

An analysis of local legislative and budgetary politics during the late Soviet and post-Soviet period with case studies of electoral behaviour, distribution processes, political contestation, and institutional development.

This study addresses the many initiatives to decrease industrial pollution emitting from the Pechenganikel plant in the northwestern corner of Russia during the final years of the Soviet Union, and examines the wider implications for the state of pollution control in the Arctic today.

By examining the efforts of Soviet industry and government agencies, Finnish and Swedish officials, and. States like Russia and Ukraine may not have gone back to totalitarianism or the traditional authoritarian formula of stuffing the ballot box, cowing the population and imprisoning the opposition-or not obviously.

But a whole industry of "political technology" has developed instead, with shadowy private firms and government "fixers" on lucrative contracts dedicated to the black arts of.

single most comprehensive standard textbook on post-Soviet Russia. Richard Sakwa is Professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent at Canterbury.

He is the author of Soviet Politics: An Introduction and of Gorbachev and His Reforms, –; in addition, he has edited Ruslan Khasbulatov’s The Struggle for Russia.

About Pollution and Atmosphere in Post-Soviet Russia. This study addresses the many initiatives to decrease industrial pollution emitting from the Pechenganikel plant in the northwestern corner of Russia during the final years of the Soviet Union, and examines the wider implications for the state of pollution control in the Arctic today.

Summary: The book is an unusual view to post-soviet Russian economy and politics, tracking on the origins and consequences of informal practices.

Apparently as Ledeneva constants, similar terminology like ‘informal institutions’ or ‘informal rules’ differs from the meaning of informal practices.

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ISBN: List Price. “To be the first one out of the block with a coronavirus vaccine would be a real — pardon the pun — shot in the arm for the Kremlin,” said Timothy Frye, a political science professor at Columbia University who specializes in post-Soviet politics.

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Say what you will about the current Russian government, but it is not (yet) governing over a totalitarian system. That said, we will also spend time analyzing recent happenings in Russia and the other post-Soviet states. 'Well-informed, well-written, and copiously documented, Stephen White's latest book is an impressive (and disturbing) portrayal of politics and society in post-Soviet Russia' - Archie Brown, Emeritus Professor of Politics at Oxford University and author of The Rise and Fall of s: 1.

In Russia's lingering constitutional crisis, struggles over fiscal politics have taken on a broader institutional significance – at times even threatening to undermine the federal state.

This article studies the evolving fiscal relationship between Moscow and the regional governments in the early post-Soviet. It is a book to be read by anyone with an interest in the machinations of contemporary Gow, Kings College LondonThis is a splendid study that captures the essence of post-Soviet politics, getting to the core of Putins Russia and showing the authors unmatched command of Ukrainian political : Andrew Wilson.

Russia and Ukraine. Russia and Ukraine are the two big powers of the former Soviet bloc. Russia, after a period of instability in the initial years of s, has reappeared in world politics as a major player.

Ukraine has great security, and political and economic stability, which has significance for Russia. Lebedev, who was born in Moscow inpicks 10 books that explain Russia's complicated past and present. I was celebrating New Year’s Eve of with my high school friends.

There were 18 of us. Elections in post-Soviet Russia have been troubled from the earliest days of the year-old federated republic. But this year’s protests, amplified by the blanket arrest of opposition leaders.-9th: Democratization in the Post-Soviet Era nomadic pastoralis militarily and politically dominant people in russia were ____________ who lived on the meat and milk provided by their herds of sheep, horses, and other grazing animals, and who used animal fiber to make yurts, rugs, and clothing.'This is a splendid study that captures the essence of post-Soviet politics, getting to the core of Putin's Russia and showing the author's unmatched command of Ukrainian political life.