All Russias Home Tsarist Russia Soviet Russia Russian Federation Learn Russian Images & Video
        A L L R U S S I A S . C O M
Russia from A to Z Russia on YouTube Best Student Essays Jokes about Rulers Russia with Laugh Useful Links

Đóññêàÿ âåđñèÿ

 
 

Political Jokes

Russian Music Samples

When Putin Retires...

 

“Parliamentary Parties” vs. “Presidential Parties”

 

“Parliamentary Parties”

 
Interest-based or ideological parties
All of them participated in previous Duma votes. They have financial resources, brand names, and organizational capacities
All of them have well-defined political orientations, loyal electorates, and notable leaders
All have established disciplined factions in the Duma
Stable levels of support: no new ideologically based party has managed to challenge these established parties for their political niches
 

 

“Presidential Coalitions” ("Parties of Bosses")

 
They are concerned not with party development, but with influencing the presidential election
They use parliamentary campaign as a presidential primary
Comprised mainly of members of the state bureaucracy and governing elites
“Virtual parties” that can be set up almost overnight by using state-based informal networks of “bosses”
They have very poorly defined identities within the electorate
Their programmes contained many contradictions
 
Our Home Is Russia Fatherland—All Russia

Unity

 
PREVIOUS  NEXT
 
Copyrighted material
We Are Partners
 
Bookmark This Site ││Site Map ││Send Feedback ││About This Site
Lecture Bullet Points
Copyright 2007-2017 — Alex Chubarov — All Rights Reserved

 
 

Politics under Putin

Learn Russian with Us

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
Maps
Links

Russia from A to Z

Images & Video