The Constitutional Assembly 1993: Impressions of a Participant
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The Constitutional Assembly 1993: Impressions of a Participant
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S207987840001574-0-1
DOI
10.18254/S0001574-0-1
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The article is devoted to the history of the Constitution of the Russian Federation of 1993 and the first of all — Constitutional assembly, in which participated the author. In 1993 the majority of politicians understood that the Constitution of Russia must be replaced by a new basic law. There were two main draft of the new Constitution. The project of the constitutional Commission of Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation (the “Commission of O. Rumyantsev”, was called so by the name of its Secretary) are formed at the I Congress of people's deputies 16 June 1990, drafted a parliamentary-presidential Republic with broader rights of regions and citizens. But this project did not suit the entourage of President Boris Yeltsin. 29 April 1993 was announced presidential project (the “project of S. Alekseev”, named so by the name of its main developer), suggesting much greater presidential power than the draft of the constitutional Commission. For developing a coherent draft of the new Constitution on the initiative of President Boris Yeltsin on 5 June 1993 was organized a Constitutional assembly. The article analyzes the structure of the and assembly and the struggle around the two constitutional projects in June — July 1993
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The Constitution 1993, the Constitutional assembly, Yeltsin, Khasbulatov
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30.11.2016
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30.12.2016
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