THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Preliminary results of yet another reform of local government on the example of Astrakhan region

2015. №1, pp. 75-82

Monin Vadim V. - Ph.D. (History), Associate Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,

The paper analyzes preliminary results of 2014 local government reform by the example of Astrakhan region. It presents the correspondence analysis of issues facing municipalities by the end of 2013, stated aims of the reform and preliminary results obtained by the end of 2014. It dwells on the problems unsettled in the course of reform; it explores the concept of local government reform and the amendments to the federal laws developed on this basis; it investigates the practice of implementing federal legislation in Astrakhan region and the concept of local self-government in Astrakhan region presented by the administration of the governor. The paper addresses the period of 2014. The conclusions and proposals for the development of local government in Astrakhan region have been submitted.

Key words: местное самоуправление, муниципальная власть, муниципалитеты, реформа местного самоуправления, концепция реформирования местного самоуправления, практика реализации законодательства, результаты реформы, проблемы местного самоуправления, local government, municipal authorities, municipalities, local government reform, local government reform concept, practice of implementing the legislation, results of the reform, problems of local government