Regional Governance

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Organizing and regulating influence of public authorities on the activity of the population of the region, in order to streamline and reproduce, based on their power force


Region is a defined area with distinct qualifying features to differ from other areas, comprising integrated and interrelated natural and social components. The Russian Federation (RF) interprets a concept of a region in a narrower, more “legalistic” fashion, as referenced in the Key Provisions of the Regional Policies in the Russian Federation in 1996, where it is treated as “…a part of the Russian Federation territory with common natural, socioeconomic, ethnic, cultural and other conditions.” The concept was simplified in 2016: “a region is a part of the Russian Federation territory within the boundaries of a Russian Federation constituent” (On Approval of Public Policy of Regional Development in the Russian Federation until 2025, approved by...


Regional Governance Gross Regional Product Belgorod Oblast Autonomous District Regional Budget 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Social SciencesInstitute for Regional Studies and Urban PlanningMoscowRussia