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PRESIDENTS and PARLIAMENTS: From Confrontation to Cooperation

While the constitution gives the president vast powers and is virtually impossible to amend, the State Duma is gradually getting stronger. Yeltsin frequently circumvents the legislature, but he has also begun to cooperate with it in some areas by ROBERT W. ORTTUNG and SCOTT PARRISH IN THE YEARS SINCE THE BLOODY BATTLE between Russia’s president […]