This issue of the Russian Analytical Digest analyzes the state of political institutions in Russia. First, Henning Schröder examines Medvedev's progress in restructuring the Russian state apparatus. Second, Robert W Orttung summarizes and interprets trends in Russia's recent political development, highlighting the decline in democratic institutions. Finally, Grigorii Golosov analyzes how the cancellation of the gubernatorial elections has affected contemporary regional politics in Russia.
April 09, 2010