The concepts of citizenship and estate in Russian history — continuity and / or intermittence
... revolutions. The author holds that there are certain parallels between the ideology of citizenship, the development of the concept “people / nation” and the interpretation of the concept “citizenship”. Contemporary theoretical debates about citizenship are fully applicable to the history of the interpretation of citizenship in Russia. The United States or Great Britain have a century-long tradition of citizenship. Unlike them, Russia has gone through several stages of radical changes ...
On legislative innovations governing the citizenship institution in the Russian Federation
This article examines changes in the federal laws governing the institution of citizenship in the Russian Federation. Proposals on improving the existing legislation are made based on the analysis conducted.
1. Европейская конвенция о гражданстве от 6 ноября 1997 г. ETS № 166 [Электронный ресурс]. Доступ из справ.-правовой системы «КонсультантПлюс».
2. О гражданстве Российской...
The antinomy of political reason. Some deliberations on Kant’s “Answer-ing the Question: What is Enlightenment?”
... suggested that this ideal be seen in the evolutionarydevelopment of society based on the transformation of public consciousness. Kant’s view that the key discourse for social development consists in a comprehensive critique of social reality by a citizen capable of self-determination is considered against the background of Rousseau’s ideas, who defended the right of people to revolution. The reconstruction of Kant’s position is followed by a discussion of possible theoretical problems relating ...
The “European identity” of today: a category of political practice or discourse?
This paper considers the cultural, political, and historical problems of the development of European identity in the discourse of Europe. The author addresses the question as to whether European identity is a category of political discourse or a real instrument of European integration and comes to a conclusion that the concepts of European identity are stuck in a methodological trap. And the EU institutional design does not inspire confidence among the residents of united Europe. The question as...
Estonia’s party system today: electoral turbulence and changes in ethno-regional patterns
... changed dramatically. This study aims to analyse the recent changes in the Estonian party system as well as the causes of these changes and the effect of the ethnic and geographical factors on the transformation of the electoral behaviour of Estonian citizens. The research employs a systemic approach that makes it possible to solve the agent—structure problem to the benefit of the general structure and integral system of Estonia’s party scene. The method of comparative systemic analysis is used ...
Justifiable defence: theory and judicial practice
This article discusses legal aspects of self-defence based on the Russian legislation and judicial practice data. The author proposes ways to optimise the legislation governing the citizens' right to self-defence against socially dangerous assaults.
1. Уголовный кодекс Российской Федерации от 13.06.1996 г. № 63-ФЗ (ред. от 06.07.2016 г.). [Электронный ресурс]. Доступ ...
Types of judicial activity and its elements
... analysis of the data of the Judicial Department at the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.
judicial activity, activity of judicial bodies, justice, court, judicial control, judicial authorization, independence of judges, citizens’ rights