Daily Archives: June 19, 2008

Should Russia’s Regional Governors Be Elected Again?

Last week, Tatarstan’s president, Mintimer Shaimiev, caused an uproar by suggesting that it was time to return to direct popular elections of regional governors. The institution of direct governor elections was abruptly abolished in 2004 after the tragedy in Beslan.  … Continue reading

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Should Russia’s Regional Governors Be Elected Again?

Last week, Tatarstan’s president, Mintimer Shaimiev, caused an uproar by suggesting that it was time to return to direct popular elections of regional governors. The institution of direct governor elections was abruptly abolished in 2004 after the tragedy in Beslan.  … Continue reading

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