printlogo
http://www.ethz.ch/index_EN
Center for Security Studies (CSS)
 
print
  
Deutsch English

RAD-Issue.jpg

No. 108: Duma Elections and Protests

Author(s): Arkady Lyubarev, Andrei Yakovlev, Evgenia Olimpieva

Editor(s): Stephen Aris, Aglaya Snetkov, Matthias Neumann, Robert Orttung, Jeronim Perovic, Heiko Pleines, Hans-Henning Schröder

Series: Russian Analytical Digest (RAD)

Issue: 108

Publisher(s): Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich; Research Centre for East European Studies, University of Bremen; Institute of History, University of Basel

Publication Year: 2012


This edition analyzes the results of the December Duma elections and the subsequent mass protests. In the first article, Arkady Lyubarev, examines the results of the Duma elections and assesses the cases of manipulation and falsification of both the electoral process and the official results. Next, Andrei Yakovlev argues that the recent wave of mass protests can be understood by reference to similar historical cases, and concludes that it has been clearly demonstrated that Russians want to play a more active role in their country’s political life. In the final article, Evgenia Olimpieva, provides a personal account of her experiences at the 18th December protest in St. Petersburg, and outlines her interpretation of the protest movement. The edition concludes with a series of public opinion polls about the motivations and aims of the protesters in Russia.

Download:

English (PDF)

 

Wichtiger Hinweis:
Diese Website wird in älteren Versionen von Netscape ohne graphische Elemente dargestellt. Die Funktionalität der Website ist aber trotzdem gewährleistet. Wenn Sie diese Website regelmässig benutzen, empfehlen wir Ihnen, auf Ihrem Computer einen aktuellen Browser zu installieren. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf
folgender Seite.

Important Note:
The content in this site is accessible to any browser or Internet device, however, some graphics will display correctly only in the newer versions of Netscape. To get the most out of our site we suggest you upgrade to a newer browser.
More information

© 2014 ETH Zurich | Imprint | Disclaimer | 25 September 2012
top