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Political Parties and Legislative Elections: Study Guide

Read the article Local and Regional Government.
  1. What were the three main political blocs in the 1993 elections?
  2. What was Yeltsin's decree for the 1995 elections regarding the composition of the Federation Council?
  3. To qualify for the party-list voting in the 1995 elections, parties were required to obtain 200,000 signatures, with no more than 7 percent of signatures coming from any single federal jurisdiction. What was the reason for this?