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1 Introduction Civil society is defined as a group of people who are combined to achieve common goals and who operate free from government control. 1 Civil society is seen as an integral component of democratization 2 of societies as well as a “healthy” component of established

In: Central Asian Affairs

In his fourth presidential inauguration on May 7 2018, Vladimir Putin claimed that the foundation for developing the country lays in the ‘harmonious unity of free citizens, of a responsible civil society, and of a strong, effective, and democratic government’. 1 At first glance, the emphasis

In: Russian Politics
Author: Adam Fagan

developing political and economic systems similar to their neighbours in Western Europe. As was the case elsewhere across Eastern Europe and the former USSR, much of the aid was channelled through civil society (or what was deemed to represent a fledgling civil society in countries with little or no

In: Southeastern Europe

Those who seek to understand the general condition of civil society in contemporary Russia soon realize that there is no scholarly consensus on this subject. While many commentators report that increased restrictions imposed by the state place a heavy burden on nongovernmental organizations ( NGO

In: Russian Politics

1 Introduction Amid changing legal, political, and social conditions, the Russian civil society sector presents a complex picture. The Ministry of Justice claims that the number of officially registered Civil Society Organizations ( CSO s) has risen 1–2 percent annually since 2011. 1

In: Russian Politics

obstructionist organizations, donors avoided working with pre-war citizens’ associations in the affected countries and embarked upon developing a new local civil society ( Sterland 2006 : 15-16, 19-20). For several years some countries of the region (such as Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo) received

In: Southeastern Europe

Book Reviews / Canadian–American Slavic Studies 44 (2010) 233–252 241 Murray Frame. School for Citizens: Th eatre and Civil Society in Imperial Russia . New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006. 336 pp. $50.00. School for Citizens explores the rich historical interactions among the Russian

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

* Anastasiya Matchanka is actively involved with civil society in Belarus, running projects to develop civic competences among youth.

In: Journal of Belarusian Studies

Southeastern Europe 33 (2009) 48–62 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI 10.1163/187633309X421157 brill.nl/seeu Judicial Professional Associations: Fostering Judicial Reform Th rough Civil Society Development Milica Golubovic Northeastern University, Boston Abstract Th is article documents

In: Southeastern Europe

the topic. In this insightful and engaging book, he takes the discourses and practices of reforms as the object of analysis, thereby engaging in a critical analysis of the Europeanisation process. Focusing on the role of civil society in the post-Milošević transitions in Serbia, Mikuš provides an in

In: Southeastern Europe