THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Regional polities of Russia and Ukraine: comparative analysis of postsocialist transformations

2012. №4, pp. 86-94

Baranov Andrey V. - D.Sc. (Political Science), Professor, Kuban State University, 149 Stavropol st., Krasnodar, Russia, 350040,

Revealed similarities and differences in the post-socialist transformations of regional political communities of Russia and Ukraine. Argued the cyclic type of the development of regional institutions, practices, and political cultures of both countries.

Key words: Regional politeia,Post-socialist transformations,Russia,Ukraine,Comparative analysis.