Suing Russia at home

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Abstract

Despite Russia's turn away from democracy and deep cynicism about the judiciary, Russians are suing government officials with increasing frequency, and they often win. The regime tolerates this situation because it has opposing priorities: to ensure social harmony while rewarding bureaucratic loyalty.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-34
Number of pages17
JournalProblems of Post-Communism
Volume59
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science

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