What Form of Government Exists in Modern Russia?

Cite item

Full Text


Application to Russia (and other states), the term «half presidential (semi-présidentielle) republic») failed. In accordance with the constitutional regulations of Russia it is hybrid, presidential-parliamentary republic with presidential dominance in the system of state power, but in practice according to the real balance of powers of the state, the supreme bodies of state, backward and forward linkages of organs of a state with the population of Russia it is a presidential republic. In the article are signs of prezidencializm and parliamentarism in the form.

About the authors

V E Chirkin

Institute of State and Law

Email: vechirkin@yandex.ru


  1. Бурлацкий Ф.М. Ленин. Государство. Политика. М., 1970.
  2. Зазнаев О.И. Полупрезидентская система: теоретические и прикладные аспекты. Казань, 2006.
  3. Конституция РФ: от образа будущего к реальности (к 20-летию Основного Закона России) / под. ред. Т.Я. Хабриевой. М., 2013.
  4. Краснов М.А. Россия как полупрезидентская республика: проблемы баланса и полномочий (опыт сравнительно-правового анализа) // Государство и право. 2003. № 10.
  5. Ginsburg T., Cheibub J.A., Elkins Z. Beyond Presidentialism and Parliamentarism: on the Hibradization of Constitutional Form // Workshop on Measuring Law and Institutions: Analitical and Methodological Challenges. Pompea Fabra University. Barselona. October 2-3. 2009. The Basic Law of Government/Higlights of Development in Saudi Arabia. Riyadh. Без года. С. 17.
  6. Duverger M. Échec au roi. Paris. 1978.
  7. Duverger M. Les Régimes Semi-Prcsidentiels. Paris, 1986.
  8. The Basic Law of Government/Higlights of Development in Saudi Arabia. Riyadh. Без года. С. 17.

Copyright (c) 2014 Chirkin V.E.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

This website uses cookies

You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

About Cookies