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Parliamentary Elections in Russia: A Quarter-Century of Multiparty Politics

Derek S. Hutcheson


The focus of the book is on the seven rounds of parliamentary elections that have taken place in Russia since 1993. After the chaos that followed the collapse of the USSR, a new Russian political system has been forged in the early twenty-first century that has consolidated around high support levels for its president, Vladimir Putin. Russia’s legislature – the Federal Assembly, including the State Duma – forms an integral part of the machinery of governance. Successive changes to the electoral and party systems have moved the country from the chaos of early post-Soviet years toward a stable e ... More

Keywords: Russia, elections, State Duma, political parties, voting behaviour

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780197266281
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197266281.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Derek S. Hutcheson, author
Associate Professor, Department of Global Political Studies, Malmö University