Since ancient times, many nations have tried to conquer the lands of Russia. Today our country is the largest in terms of territory. Since the situation in the world today is tense, it is very important to protect the borders. In order to answer the question, who approves the changes in the borders between the subjects of the Russian Federation, it is necessary to read the Constitution carefully. Each subject is a small country that lives and prospers. In this article we will tell you which body is authorized to set boundaries, change
According to the Constitution, the Russian Federation is a legal democratic state in which the main source of power is the people. In practice, this principle is implemented through regular elections of authorized representatives, but there is another, direct, form of expression of will - popular vote. However, it is not used so often, so some questions require clarification
The joint Soviet past today closely binds only those people who live in the CIS countries. The situation is different in the state of Latvia, which, like all the former B altic republics of the USSR, is one of the members of the European Union. And every year there are fewer and fewer signs pointing to the Soviet past of these territories. Latvia is increasingly beginning not only to look like a European, but also to live according to Western priorities
Russia is one of the key countries on the planet. It occupies a vast territory and borders a record number of states, from the United States in the east to Norway in the west. Our country leads the world in many respects, so it is better to be friends with it than to quarrel
In the history of mankind, the only use of the atomic bomb during the Second World War in the bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki proved the terrifying effectiveness of nuclear weapons. The United States, which became the first country to use it in hostilities, has long been planning massive nuclear strikes on the cities of the USSR
In this article you will learn about the reasons that allowed Barack Obama to receive the Nobel Prize. The first black president of the United States had a very interesting course to resolve various kinds of conflicts around the world. Did he manage to achieve this and what exactly did he do to achieve world stability? Find out in the article
There is no President in Malaysia. In fact, the Prime Minister performs the duties of the head of the executive branch. He is currently Mahathir Mohamad, who has been in office since 2018. In this article we will talk about the state structure of this country, its leader
V.I. Lenin said more than a hundred years ago: "Politics is the concentrated expression of economics." This formula has been proven by time. The main task of any government is to create a developed economy. Without it, it will not be able to hold on to power. What is politics? This is the area of action between states, peoples, classes, social groups. Economic relations in any of these areas are fundamental
The Turkish-Kurdish conflict is an armed confrontation in which the Turkish government takes part on the one hand, and on the other, the Kurdistan Workers' Party. The latter is fighting for the creation of an independent autonomy within Turkey. The armed conflict has been going on since 1984. So far, it has not been resolved. In this article we will talk about the reasons for the confrontation, the commanders and the total losses of the parties
In the article you will learn about the history of the development of bilateral relations, as well as the appearance of the first Indonesian embassy in Moscow. The historical value of the building, which is occupied by the representative office of the republic, is described separately. Attention is also paid to the very area in which the embassy is located
On January 12, 2019, Deputy Chairman of the Yabloko Party Sergei Viktorovich Ivanenko turned sixty years old. He is one of the close associates of Grigory Yavlinsky, who stood at the origins of Yabloko. Everyone knows that the State Duma is full of dark stories and scandalous characters. But even the most knowledgeable gossips cannot remember anything bad about the politician Sergei Ivanenko
Global governance is a system of principles, institutions, legal and political norms, as well as behavioral standards that determine the regulation of global and transnational issues in social and natural spaces. This regulation is carried out as a result of interaction between states through the formation of mechanisms and structures by them
Regions are territorial units of territories and regions with a local system of government. They are usually small in size and footprint. The boundaries of the districts are most often rectilinear, established in the Soviet Union. The presence of a local control system allows you to respond more quickly in case of emergencies, accidents, weather disasters, and also makes the control vertical itself more reliable
Ekaterina Semenikhina - Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation in Monaco, who is responsible for holding events with Russian themes, head of the Russian Cultural Center, chairman of the Ekaterina Foundation. Wife, mother, collector and prominent figure - all these roles are combined by this fragile-looking woman
Aiming at the conquest of political power is a characteristic feature of a political party. To what extent can a party, perhaps not very large, really claim full possession of state power? Such a party cannot really exercise state power, but any political party should participate in the electoral process and try to influence power, otherwise it cannot be considered a party
Norway is the only country in modern Europe with a constitution that has survived from the revolutionary wars of the 19th century. It was adopted at the very end of a troubled era, two centuries ago. Norway's adoption of a constitution created a genuinely democratic culture emphasizing the right to vote and the end of hereditary power
In the 1990s. Igor Yeremeev was an ordinary entrepreneur, and at the beginning of the new millennium he became not only a prominent figure in business, but also made a dizzying political career. In recent years, he was called one of the richest Ukrainians
The story of his success and fall still raises many questions. How could a boy from among the workers reach the level of the city elite, become a rich businessman, and then the mayor of Arkhangelsk? What helped him in this - perseverance, luck, willpower or fate? And what evil fate is guilty of his fall from the heights of power?
The article is devoted to jingoism. The reader will learn the meaning of this term, the history of its origin, differences from true patriotism. The text presents the features of the collective image of the jingoistic patriot, and also talks about the danger posed by jingoistic patriotism
Like any other state, Uzbekistan, a small Central Asian republic, also has a parliament. The principles of its formation are quite curious, and after reading the article, you can be convinced of this. And also learn a lot of interesting things about the Oliy Majlis (that's what it is called in Uzbek)
The State of Moldova is a parliamentary republic. This means that it is the parliament that plays the leading role in the leadership of the country. It acts as the highest legislative and representative body in the state. Who leads the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova? How many deputies sit in it? And what are the powers of this authority? We will talk about all this in our article
In the article we will talk about the life path of Valery Serdyukov, the governor of the Leningrad region, who headed the region for 14 years. His era ended in 2012, but he is still considered one of the richest residents of St. Petersburg, being a member of the Board of Directors of PJSC Gazprom Neft
The state executive power in the Russian Federation, according to the 11th article of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, is exercised by the Russian government. Explaining the essence of this institution of power in our country in simple terms, we can say that the government is engaged in "economic affairs"
What are elections in the context of an electoral system? This is its main component, which exists along with other ways of forming government bodies (inheritance, forcible seizure, appointment to positions). They are held in accordance with the following principles: mandatory, periodic, universal suffrage, alternative choice, equal rights of candidates, compliance with the law, free expression of the will of voters, guarantees of secret voting
Theories and reflections of ancient philosophers prompted medieval thinkers to strive to find answers to all questions relating to the relationship between the buyer, seller and state. So, Montchretien, the founder of the school of mercantilism, was the first to introduce such a concept as political economy
Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama ix) is the ninth monarch of the Chakri dynasty. In the history of Thailand, he is the longest-reigning. King Bhumibol is considered by many to be the father of the entire nation, the patron of democracy, the soul and heart of the people. This monarch is an important figure in both history and everyday life in Thailand. He earned the respect not only of his people, but of the whole world
The history of the parliament in Poland has more than five hundred years, during which time the country disappeared from the map of the planet twice, when it was first part of the Russian Empire, and then the German Reich. The time when the country entered the socialist camp cannot be called the best for parliamentary activity. After the overthrow of the socialist system, the Polish parliament again became a real legislative body
Myths have been accompanying humanity since the advent of public consciousness. Ancient people explained the whole world around and natural phenomena by the actions of mystical creatures and spirits. For example, in ancient China, thunder and lightning were not a natural phenomenon, but a battle of dragons, and in later times in ancient Greece and pagan Russia, they were the result of the action of the gods. The appearance of documented political myths, examples of which can be found in the writings of Plato, roughly dates back to this time
The British Parliament is one of the oldest estate-representative bodies in the world. It was founded in 1265 and still exists today with minor changes. The English Parliament consists of two houses: the Commons and the Lords. The first, although it has the name of the lower one, still plays a much larger, if not decisive, role in the UK Parliament
Deputy, representative of the population of any region - this is a responsible position that not everyone can handle. Bokova Lyudmila Nikolaevna is one of the few whose activities are active and focused on many areas of society. Her initiatives and bills are actively discussed and adopted in the State Duma, and her work is rewarded and recognized by society and the government
Political and ideological pluralism is our reality. On the one hand, this is a sign of a progressive democratic society. On the other hand, as a philosophical concept, it is utopian in its essence. What is ideological diversity and political pluralism, what are its signs, we will consider in this article
The article tells about the history of the opening of the Israeli consulate in St. Petersburg, which became the country's first consular office in Russia outside of Moscow. It tells about the tasks that the consulate faces and how to solve them. In addition, the exact address and working hours of the representative office are indicated
The article tells about the history of Russian-Cuban relations, as well as about the functions of the Russian Embassy in Cuba. The main attention is paid to the political aspect of bilateral relations, but also tells about the historical school at the Russian embassy in Havana
It is not the first year in Russia there has been a successful practice of early resignation of heads of regions. The president carries out regular rotation of personnel, positioning it as a natural process, not in vain. Unfortunately, not all governors in our country justify the trust placed in them by the "supreme commander"
The ideal democratic model - the people elect the government, actively control it and change it when it is arrogant. What if not? Maybe it's the other way around? Perhaps the government does not bake at all, but bakes the people, and “dances” it as it wishes? Or maybe the citizens like it?
Where is the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow? What questions can be addressed there and to whom? What is the best way to get there - by car or public transport? Let's try to figure it out, given the Moscow traffic jams and the tense situation with parking
Southern Gate of the CIS. Paradise of drug dealers. A constant hotbed of tension. As soon as they did not name the Tajik-Afghan border! How do they live there? Is it such an important frontier to guard "the whole world"? Why can't they cover? What secrets does she keep?
Is it really the highest value in the Russian Federation is the observance of human rights? What should be the relationship between the state and the people and what are they like in reality? Questions that all sane citizens should ask themselves. looking for answers
Every person experiences someone else's power and influences others, whether it be a state, an organization or a family. So what is power and power relations? How important are they? In this article we will talk about their nature and varieties
Russia is a multinational state. The successful development of the country largely depends on the effectiveness of the state policy in the field of interethnic relations. What characterizes the current strategy of the authorities in this direction?