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Post-Soviet Dumas

First Duma (1993-95)
Second Duma (1995-99)
Dominated by authoritarian parties: Communists, the Agrarian Party, and Zhirinovsky’s LDPR
Communists controlled almost half of all the seats

State Duma Election Rules

450 seats in all
225 seats go to winners in individual constituencies, where candidates are elected on a first-past-the-post system (“single-mandate seats”)
The remaining 225 seats go to parties and political blocs (“party-list vote”, when the votes are cast for one of the parties listed on the ballot paper)
Parties and blocs must garner 5 percent of votes to enter parliament
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Russian Federation

The "Catching up" Cycles
"Non-organic" Reforms
Great Leap to Capitalism
Russia's Privatization
Deformed Capitalism
Coping with Transition
The Yeltsin Era
Yeltsin's Legacy
Putin's Plan
Russian Federalism
The Chechen Problem
"Deprivatizing" the State
First and Second Dumas
Third and Fourth Dumas
Civil Society
"Controlled" Democracy

Post-Soviet Geopolitics

Paradoxes of Russian Mentality
Economy under Putin
The Putinite Order
Putin's Choice
People Speak (Opinion Polls)
Tables and Statistics

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