ANNOUNCEMENT: Russian Analytical Digest No. 118: Russia’s Evolving Political System

Kremlin and Moscow Environs Aerial View

Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2012
From: “Russian Analytical Digest (RAD)” <>
Subject: No.118: Russia’s Evolving Political System

2 October 2012/No. 118

Russia’s Evolving Political System

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The Regime, the Opposition, and Challenges to Electoral Authoritarianism in Russia, by Vladimir Gel’man, St. Petersburg/Helsinki

Russian Riot: Senseless and Ruthless or Legal Protest?, by Dmitry Oreshkin, Moscow

Local Democracy in Russia: An Antidote for an Aimless Protest Movement, by Andrew Jarrell, Moscow and Evanston

Internal Contradictions in Russian Reforms, by Dmitry Maslov, Ivanovo

The Russian Analytical Digest is a bi-weekly internet publication jointly produced by the Research Centre for East European Studies [Forschungsstelle Osteuropa] at the University of Bremen and the Center for Security Studies (CSS) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), and the Institute of History at the University of Basel. It is supported by the German Association for East European Studies (DGO). The Digest draws on contributions from the German-language Russland-Analysen, the CSS analytical network on Russia and Eurasia, and the Russian Regional Report.