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Unformatted text preview: Supreme Court deals with non-constitutional cases Government in practice o Yeltsin governed by decree Short-circuited the whole system Things got done if you knew the President Parliament was very anti-President, so Yeltsin just ignored them o Can only run for Parliament if a party puts you on their party list Unity Party, Fair Russia Party, LDPR has almost always voted with the government Parties can usually be counted on to give their approval o Basically Putin still has control over important things Compromising material- Putin controls the personal files on everyone Medvedev is safe as long as he governs the way Putin wants him too- would need to accumulate the machine that Putin has if he wanted to challenge Putin Military is still grateful of how Putin did the war in Chechnya...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course PLCP 321 taught by Professor Lynch during the Spring '09 term at UVA.
- Spring '09