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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Russian Political System: Constitutional Design and Regime Constellation

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Reading
7 videos (Total 72 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
Constitutional Principles of the Russian Federation12m
Russian Political System and Regime. Part I8m
Russian Political System and Regime Part II6m
Video Discussion "Russian Political Regime: Sources and Sustainability"12m
Russian Federalism: Economy, Politics, Culture13m
Political Culture in Russian: Traditions and Forms11m
Reading3 readings
Presentations10m
Suggested readings10m
Video10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz6m
Quiz Control20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Russian party system and civic society

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Reading
5 videos (Total 43 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Party System and Leadership: Role of Ideologies and Rational Choice. Part I4m
Party System and Leadership: Role of Ideologies and Rational Choice. Part II8m
Press and Media in Modern Russia. Limitations and Obstacles to Freedom of Speech in Russia9m
Governance of Civil Society Building in Russia9m
Reading2 readings
Presentations10m
Suggested readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz38m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Russian Public Policy Stages: From Stabilization and ‘2GDP’ to Modernization and Development

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Reading
5 videos (Total 30 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
Political Reforms:‘Vertical of Power’ and ‘Controlled Democracy’9m
Policy of Stabilization and Doubling of GDP in First Putin's Terms4m
Dmitry Medvedev: National Projects and Policy of Modernization5m
Political Turbulence after 2011 and New Vector of Public Policy5m
Reading2 readings
Presentations10m
Suggested readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz16m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Public Administration System: Institutional Capacity Building in Russia

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Reading
6 videos (Total 65 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
The Federal Executive Power14m
E-Government11m
Russian Bureaucracy13m
Russian Administrative Reform and Anticorruption Policy11m
Russian Anticorruption Policy10m
Reading2 readings
Presentations10m
Suggested readings10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz30m

Instructors

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Kirill A. Neverov

Candidate of Political Sciences
Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Governance
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Leonid V. Smorgunov

Doctor of Philosophy
Department of Political Governance
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Anna V. Volkova

Doctor of Political Science
Department of Political Governance
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Aleksandr S. Sherstobitov

Candidate of Political Science
Department of Political Governance

About Saint Petersburg State University

The Saint-Petersburg University (SPbU) is a state university, located in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Founded in 1724, SPbU is the oldest institution of higher education in Russia. At present, there are more than 30 000 students in SPbU studying 398 programmes...

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