Civic Initiative as an Instrument of Dialogue between Government and Civil Society in Russia

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The article is devoted to the analysis of the development of civic initiatives in Russia, as well as their role in establishing dialogue between the government and the civil society. By the means of activity approach, the author analyzes trends in the development of civic initiatives, describes the basic sites and platforms for transmission initiatives to the government and municipal authorities, as well as examines the reasons hampering the development of civic activism in modern Russia. The author concludes that there is potential to enhance the role of civic initiatives in development and political decision-making.

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N N Yagodka

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

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The Department of Comparative Politics


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