THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

History of the charter of the Astrakhan region in 1996–2006

2013. №1, pp. 46-53

Marmilova Ekaterina P. - Ph.D. (History), Associate Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20а Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,

The article discusses the history and development of the Charter as an example of federal subject the Volga Lowland – Astrakhan region. Among the major historical factors that have influenced changes in the Charter area, you should call the transition form a new Russian statehood, the question of distribution of legislative powers between the region and the federation.

Key words: the subject of Federation,legislative activity,the regional parliament