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: of narcology, of venereology, of criminals at the police station, of Wahhabis ( Wahuchyot ), of prophylactic registration ( profuchyot ), and of residence change ( propiska ). 1 Different post-Soviet countries have elaborated different types of uchyot , but all borrow the Russian term. They have

In: Central Asian Affairs

by means of the propiska. This is why in addition to the so-called vremennuia propiska which is temporary registration of domicile, and the postoianaia propiska or bessrochnaia propiska (i.e., permanent registration) which is actually a permit of domicile, there is also the limitnaia propiska. This

In: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review

problem has its roots in the propiska system. Citizens in the Soviet Union are obliged to register with local authorities at their place of residence. Such registration is called propiska. The main document setting out propiska rules in Moscow is a Decision of the Moscow City Soviet, approved in 1975

In: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review
Author: Bruce F. Adams

small aspect of Soviet government and society. The Passrort Society does not have much to say about Soviet society writ large, but it will serve well as a reference for anyone wanting to know quickly about the passport and propiska system of personal registration. Most of the book is concerned with the

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

were there without a propiska at all. Whether some of this move- ment toward limitchiki represents documentation of what were previously undocumented workers, i.e., part of an overall law and order scheme whereby previously you were an undocumented second-class worker and you now be- come a documented

In: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review
Author: Alan Ball

was tightly controlled. The propiska system, which regulated one's residence, added a further layer of bureaucracy and control. One of the harshest aspects of this system was that peasants, nomads and some minority ethnic groups, who together made up more than half the population of the country, were

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Roger Hamburg

about the passport and propiska system of personal registration. Most of the book is concerned with the system of internal passports, but Matthews in cludes information on foreign travel as well. Matthews begins with a brief chapter on the history of travel and residence regulations un- der the tsars

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Rano Turaeva

propiska (registry) offices in Central Asia and Russia conducted in 2010 and 2011. 6 The main aim of this article is to advance some of my initial hypotheses in the field of alternative regulation of informal economies in the post-Soviet space, which thus far has not received enough attention. 7

In: Central Asian Affairs
Author: John Sallnow

outlined. It is noted (pp. 91-92) that a proportion of the city's inhabitants may be resident within the city before they obtain their registration or 'propiska'. In 1973 some 15,000 people without registrations were included in the city's population by a special decision of the ispolkom of the

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In: Journal of Belarusian Studies

young dissident po- et's "programme" for reform, in which he lists a s d e s i d e r a t a the following: free s p e e c h , a free p r e s s , free sex, freedom to travel, the right to demon- strate, t h e right to join a political party and/or to emigrate, the abolition of t h e "propiska" (the

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies