Demokratizatsiya

Journal covering past and current political, economical, social, and legal changes and developments in the Soviet Union and its successor states.

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 2, Spring

Civic Trust and Governance in Armenia
"Trust is the key for productive economy and business."-Tigran Sargsyan, Chairman of the Central Bank of Armenia1"Honesty is more important than oil. If Armenia's judiciary system is not corrupted and it takes equitable solutions then this will certainly...
Municipal Reform in the Russian Federation and Putin's "Electoral Vertical"
Since President Putin came to power in 2000 we have witnessed a radical assault on the principles and practices of federalism. More recently, Putin has turned his attention to politics at the subregional level. In October 2003 a new federal law, "On...
Political Anti-Semitism in Post-Soviet Russia: Actors and Ideas in 1991-2003
Political Anti-Semitism in Post-Soviet Russia: Actors and Ideas in 1991-2003, Vyacheslav Likhachev. Ed. and trans. from Russian by Eugene Veklerov. Stuttgart, Germany: ibidem-Verlag, 2006. Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society Series. Andreas Umland,...
"Sovereign Democracy" and Russia's Relations with the European Union
IntroductionHow are relations between the European Union and Russia, two entities whose interaction-especially in term of trade, energy markets, and security-is crucial to the future of the continent, conceptualized? On the one hand, positive developments...
So What Changed? the 1998 Financial Crisis and Russia's Economic and Political Development
IntroductionIt is nearly a decade since the August 1998 financial crisis in Russia. At the time, the crisis marked a turning point in the development of Russia's economy. In its immediate aftermath there was some expectation that it would be the "prelude...
Victims of a Managed Democracy? Explaining the Electoral Decline of the Yabloko Party
Imagine a football game. It requires goals, a ball, and a field. Now it is as if we have neither goals nor a field, nor a ball-only a signboard declaring the score. As soon as you enter the stadium you can see who has won, and the score. Taking part...
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