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The evolution of municipal government in Russia: from the middle of the 19th to the present day


The aim of study is to consider the issues of modification of municipal authorities and their functions from time to time of their formal creation under the reign of Emperor Alexander II to the present state. In the course of the work, the main stages of reform were identified, an analytical study was carried out using axiomatic and deductive scientific methods, during which both negative and positive aspects of the activities of municipal authorities in a particular period of the history of the state were discovered, an assessment was made of the problems and prospects of today's state of the municipalities. The results of the research are promising for studying and analyzing the principles of local self-government in a temporary context, since it is obvious that today this branch of government is experiencing protracted and regressive crisis, which often has not happened before.


The evolution of municipal government in Russia: from the middle of the 19th to the present day

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