The Status of the Party in Russian Political Culture

Kertman, Grigorii
July 2008
Russian Social Science Review;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p24
Academic Journal
The article presents an analysis on the status of political parties in Russian political culture. It examines the political institutions that structure and reinforce the patterns of political behavior of Russia's population. Political parties played an important role in implementing the principles of popular sovereignty and political pluralism, and its unconditional rejection damaging political practices from the Soviet past. A study conducted in Russia concerning the status of political parties in Russian political culture, revealed that full implementation of the political parties principles remains incomplete.


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