THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

The tradition of democracy in russian society of the X-XIII centuries

2017. 1, pp. 9-15

Perevezentsev S.V. - D.Sc. (History), Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2, Leninskie gory, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation, serp1380@yandex.ru

Strakhov A.B. - undergraduate, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2, Leninskie gory, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation, falconian@yandex.ru

Traditions of democracy in Russia have the longest history and go back to the principles of social and political organization of the Slavic tribes. The article considers main processes of development of democracy in Kievan Rus X-XIII centuries, the principles of functioning of the Veche democracy in the Eastern Slavs and the old Russian Veche urban structures in XI-XIII centuries, examines the problems of relations between the princely power, nobility and the provincial government.

Key words: , , () , , , , democracy, Veche, neighbor (territorial) community, Zemstvo power, Prince power, Boyars

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