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Elites and democratic development in Russia

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia (Federation)
    • Subjects:
    • Elite (Social sciences) -- Russia (Federation),
    • Political leadership -- Russia (Federation),
    • Democracy -- Russia (Federation),
    • Post-communism.,
    • Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnton Steen and Vladimir Gelʹman (eds.).
      ContributionsSteen, Anton, 1949-, Gelʹman, Vladimir, 1965-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN530.2.Z9 E43 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3577153M
      ISBN 100415306981
      LC Control Number2002153066

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      STATE, REGIME AND RUSSIAN POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT NEIL ROBINSON 1 Introduction In his state of the nation address to parliament, Boris Yeltsin expressed concern that the course of political and economic change in Russia has been subverted by the failure to develop state autonomy and capacity. The state, he. Lebedev, who was born in Moscow in , picks 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.

      Democracy and Governance in Africa Africa's continuing reliance on foreign aid has increased the opportunities for bilateral and multilateral aid agencies to influence policy making in the region. The major donors have been meeting frequently in order to discuss development and debt problems and to devise aid strategies for African governments. corruption that Russia experienced in the s? Some scholars have argued that this experience was “normal” given Russia’s level of economic development.6 They asserted that it was difficult to expect a country with nearly no experience with democracy, liberal market institutions, private ownership, or financial governance to do any.


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