Policy Memos

The Evolution of Siloviki Elites Federal 'Generals' in Russian Regions

Policy Memo:

117

Publication Date:

10-2010

Author(s):

Description:

Political and administrative elites in Russia’s regions have changed drastically in recent years. Specifically, Moscow’s management of regional (effectively “federal-regional”) positions has expanded. With fifty to seventy branches of different federal bodies now represented across the country, federal employees outnumber regional officials two to one. [...]

More (PDF)

Tags:

About the author

Professor, Department of Comparative Politics
Higher School of Economics, Moscow