Past event

Invitation Only

The Parliament, the Presidency, and Elections in Russia

Chatham House, London

Russia and Eurasia Programme, Russia's Domestic Politics

Event documents

Meeting Summary - The Parliament, the Presidency and Elections in Russia
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Vladimir Gelman, European University, St Petersburg
Luke March, University of Edinburgh
Richard Sakwa, University of Kent and Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
Hans Henning Schröder, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin


In advance of Russia’s parliamentary elections on 4 December, this expert roundtable seminar will look at the significance of the Duma and the role of parties in Russia’s political system. The event will consider the function which the legislature fulfils within Russia’s political system and possible scenarios for its evolution. There will also be discussion of the extent and limitations of the Russian presidency.

Attendance at this event is strictly by invitation only.