The Active Civic Involvement of Russia's Citizens

Rimskii, V.
July 2008
Russian Social Science Review;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p14
Academic Journal
The article presents an analysis on the active civic involvement in Russia and the nature, causes, as well as dangers of political passivity that generally characterizes modern Russian society. It is mentioned that the level of active political and civic participation of Russia's citizens are low. Russia's citizens often think that professional politicians and state figures are the people who should engage in active political participation. A study conducted in Russia concerning active civic participation revealed that nonparticipation in collective actions are attributed to lack of leaders and organizers.


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