Academic journal “Political Science Issues”. Issue 3 (3). 2011.

RUSSIAN POLITICAL PROCESS

  • Shkurina S.S. Contemporary model of Cooperation between Russia's Parliament and Government as an Institutional factor of Strengthening the Government
  • Kasimov R.V. Transformation of President's State Policy in Modernizing Russia: Federative
  • Medvedev V.N., Khrustalev D.A. Contemporary problems in transformation of administrative and legal status of executive bodies
  • Tomazova O.E. The actual problems in process to appeal actions and decisions of the State Customs Service

REGIONAL POLITICS

  • Yanchukov A.I. Problems of transformation of Regional Election Process
  • Ganicheva A.V. Federal Districts in the Mechanism of Modernizing Contemporary Russian Federalism
  • Smagina L.A. Mass Media as an Entity in Regional Politics

ETHNOPOLITICAL PROCESS

  • Medvedev N.P. Ethnos, Nation and Politics: Once Again about Essence of Concepts
  • Bekbosynov M.B. Some tendencies in Russian Federalism
  • Perkova D.V. Political and legal bases of ethnolanguage and International relations in the Russian Federation

NORTH CAUCASUS: POLITICAL STABILITY ISSUES

  • Kolomeitsev E.M. Influence of Federative Relations on Political Stability in the North Caucasus
  • Kushtavkina E.A. Priorities in Contemporary Ethno-Politics: Regional Aspect

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

  • Kettsyan G.V. Contemporary State of Languages and Historical Specifics in Promoting Language Policy in the Russian Federation
  • Pryakhin V.F. Kyrgyzstan as Politological laboratory of State building in the Post-Soviet area

RUSSIAN POLITICAL PROCESS

S.S. Shkurina Ph.D. (political science)

CONTEMPORARY MODEL OF COOPERATION BETWEEN RUSSIA’S PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT AS AN INSTITUTIONAL FACTOR OF STRENGTHENING THE GOVERNMENT

The article is devoted to the contemporary model of cooperation between the parliament and the government of Russia under the conditions of administrative and federal reforms. It examines the stages of transformation of parliamentary and governmental relations from 1990 to the present day.

Key words: Parliamentary and governmental cooperation, centralization and decentralization of power, power sharing principle, transformation of the model of cooperation between the parliament and the government, strengthening the government.

R.V. Kasimov Ph.D. (political science), chief consultant to the Secretariat of the State Assembly – Kurultaya of the Republic of Bashkortostan

TRANSFORMATION OF PRESIDENT’S STATE POLICY IN MODERNIZING RUSSIA: FEDERATIVE CROSS SECTION

The article is devoted to transformation and the President’s place and role in the mechanism of public administration of the federative state in the process of modernization.

Key words: institution of presidency, state policy, federalism, decentralization of power.

V.N. Medvedev Ph.D. (law), Associated Professor, senior fellow at the Institute of State and Law of the RAS

D.A. Khrustalev doctoral candidate at the Administrative Rights Sector of the Institute of State and Law of the RAS

CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS IN TRANSFORMATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEGAL STATUS OF EXECUTIVE BODIES

The article is devoted to urgent issues in transformation of legal status of executive bodies during administrative reforms and sharing power between various levels of public authority.

Key words: public administration, administrative reforms, executive bodies, entities of the federation, authority.

O.E. Tomazova Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Rostov State Economic University

THE ACTUAL PROBLEMS IN PROCESS TO APPEAL ACTIONS AND DECISIONS OF THE STATE CUSTOMS SERVICE

This article is dedicated to the actual problems of defense of civil interests and the status in the customs sphere. The author analyses the modern condition in the appellation process to the Customs Service. In this article the analyses the modern condition and the perspectives of the future improvement of the governmental and legislative base, concerning this institute.

Key words: the governmental control, customs, sources, law regulation by decisions.

REGIONAL POLITICS

A.I. Yanchukov Ph.D. (political science), Assistant Professor at the North-Western Institute, branch of the Russian Academy of People’s Economy and Administrative Service under the Russian President

PROBLEMS OF TRANSFORMATION OF REGIONAL ELECTION PROCESS

The article examines the specifics of contemporary transformation of the regional election process. It also studies the specifics of political reforms in the past decade as unification of electoral and political legislation, minimization of acceptable differences in rules of holding regional elections and stiffening state control over political parties. It analyses in details the results of a single voting day held on the 13th of March 2011.

Key words: regional election process, election and party legislation, entities of the Russian Federation, single voting day.

A.V. Ganicheva Assistant Professor at the Economic Faculty at People’s Friendship University of Russia

FEDERAL DISTRICTS IN THE MECHANISM OF MODERNIZING CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN FEDERALISM

In his article the author examines the role of the federal districts in modernizing the Russian federalism and analyses the state of affairs of the process and its prospects. He assesses the effectiveness of the regional policy pursued by the government.

Key words: regional politics, federal districts, federalism, public administration, federal and regional interests, modernization.

L.A. Smagina Assistant Professor at the National and Federative Relations Department of the Russian Academy of People’s Economy and Administrative Service under the Russian President

MASS MEDIA AS AN ENTITY IN REGIONAL POLITICS

In his article the author analyses the specifics of contemporary phase in the development of mass communications and examines the influence of mass media on mutual relations between the government and society.

Key words: mass media, regional politics, information revolution, political process.

ETHNOPOLITICAL PROCESS

N.P. Medvedev D.Sc. (political science), Professor at the National and Federative Relations Department of the Russian Academy of People’s Economy and Administrative Service under the Russian President

ETHNOS, NATION AND POLITICS: ONCE AGAIN ABOUT ESSENCE OF CONCEPTS

In his article the author reveals the essence of the concepts of “ethnos”, “nation”, “ethnicity” and “nationality”. He analyses the content of Russia’s national policy the sense of which, according to the author, is ensuring its multifaceted forms, including on the basis of the contemporary model of federation that paves the way for achieving the right of self-determination.

Key words: ethnos, nation, national policy, interethnic relations.

M.B. Bekbosynov Ph.D. (political science), doctoral candidate at The Department of Political Science Russian People’s Friendship University

SOME TENDENCIES IN RUSSIAN FEDERALISM

The article is devoted to concepts of federalism and assesses tendencies peculiar to the contemporary Russian federalism. The author examines situational impression on federalism in the context of political subjectivity of regions.

Key words: federalism, entities of the Russian Federation, political subjectivity of regions, ethno-political problems of federalism, federative relations.

D.V. Perkova post-graduate student at the National and Federative Relations Department of the Russian Academy of People’s Economy and Administrative Service under the Russian President

POLITICAL AND LEGAL BASES OF ETHNOLANGUAGE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

This article is devoted to the peculiarities of the state national policy in the Russian Federation, the legal regulation of international and language relations.

Key words: national policy, the state, regional minorities, ethnic and national relations, language policy.

NORTH CAUCASUS: POLITICAL STABILITY ISSUES

E.M. Kolomeitsev director of the Anapa branch of the Academic Law Institute

INFLUENCE OF FEDERATIVE RELATIONS ON POLITICAL STABILITY IN THE NORTH CAUCASUS

The article is devoted to the establishment of the North Caucasian Federal District. The author analyses the effectiveness of ethno-politics in the North Caucasus and studies the influence of federalism on maintaining political stability in the North Caucasus.

Key words: federal district, interethnic relations, federalism, ethno-politics, stability, public administration.

E.A. Kushtavkina Ph.D. (political science), senior lecturer at S.A. Esenin State University in Ryazan

PRIORITIES IN CONTEMPORARY ETHNO-POLITICS: REGIONAL ASPECT

In his article the author examines the regional aspect of ethno-politics in contemporary Russia and analyses the existing legislation that is linked to ethno-political processes. He reveals the essence of the concept of ethnic and national policy.

Key words: ethnos, nation, ethnic and national politics, interethnic relations, multiethnic state.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

G.V. Kettsyan lecturer at the Economics and Public Administration Department of the Institute of Business Infrastructure

CONTEMPORARY STATE OF LANGUAGES AND HISTORICAL SPECIFICS IN PROMOTING LANGUAGE POLICY IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

In his article the author examines the specifics in the development and essence in language policy in the Russian Federation. He analyses historical specifics in promoting language policy and assesses its effectiveness in the country.

Key words: language policy, national relations, the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, state policy.

V.F. Pryakhin D.Sc. (political science), Club of Rome National Committee member

KYRGYZSTAN AS POLITOLOGICAL LABOROTORY OF STATE BUILDING IN THE POST-SOVIET AREA

The Author describes the process of independent national statehood building during twenty years since Kyrgyzstan became independent. The specific features of Kyrgyz political system are defined before and after “tulip” revolution of 2005 and after power change of 2010. The relevance between the human rights and democratic freedoms protection and countering the ochlocracy and rigid dictatorship threats is also the subject of author’s exploration. The significance of Kyrgyzstan’s experience is evaluated for the democracy building in other post-Soviet states and for countering new threats and challenges.

Key words: national statehood, political regime, democracy and human rights, ochlocracy, interethnic relations, new threats and challenges.

   
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