Independence of local self-government in conditions of unified public authority system formation

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The article concerns the issues related to the determination of local self-government bodies' role in the unified system of public power, which is being formed due to the implementation of the constitutional reform on effective interaction between state and municipal bodies. The author examines the concept of the “unified system of public authority”, identifying the key semantic meanings that influence its formation, and analyzes the prospects of local self-government bodies either to preserve or loose independence as a result of their inclusion in the unified system of public authority (Federal Law No. 394-FZ of December 8, 2020, On the State Council of the Russian Federation).

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Yuliya G. Babaeva

Moscow Metropolitan Governance Yury Luzhkov University

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ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2172-1507

Candidate of Legal Sciences, Deputy Head of the Jurisprudence Department

28 Sretenka str., Moscow, 107045, Russian Federation


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