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"FEDERALIZM" #2 (62) 2011


In memory of Leonid Ivanovich Abalkin

RANGES OF SECURITY

Vladimir SVINAREV

PROBLEMS AND DIRECTIONS OF MODERNIZING THE SYSTEM OF FINANCIAL CONTROL IN RUSSIA

The article analyzes some scientific and practical issues of creating an integrated system of financial control in the Russian Federation. The focus is made on determination of the scope of government financial control; general principles of distribution of functions between financial control bodies in the context of exercise of internal and external control; and issues of coordination of activities of supervisory audit authorities, their status and procedures of establishment. The author gives recommendations on improving performance audit practically exercised by government bodies responsible for external audit as well as efficiency of work of government financial control authorities in general.

Keywords: performance audit, integrity of the budget system, classification of financial offences, responsibility, systematic approach, Audit Chamber, financial control

SVINAREV Vladimir Valentinovich, Cand. Sc. (Law), Associate professor, head of the Staff of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation e-mail: VVSvinarev@council.gov.ru


Alexey SHEVYAKOV

Important social problems in Russia and methods of overcoming them

The paper shows that inequality in Russia has reached the extent that inhibits economic development. It is proved that the government does not take into account the interests of the most unprotected social layer young families with children. The position that one of the major problems in economic and demographic policy is ineffective family policy is substantiated.

Keywords: poverty, income inequality, social policy, social benefits, income tax

SHEVYAKOV Alexey Yur'evich, Dr. Sc. (Econ.), Professor, Director, Institute for Social and Economic Studies of the Population (ISESP), RAS e-mail: ashevi@gmail.com

SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROBLEMS

Sergey IVANOVSKIY

The problems of modernization and renewal of fixed capital in Russia

The article examines the quality of assets in Russia and some of its regions. A number of proposals to accelerate the renewal of fixed capital in the leading sectors of the economy is put forward.

Keywords: amortization, investment activity, the quality of assets, modernization and renewal of fixed capital

IVANOVSKIY Sergey Ivanovich, Cand. Sc. (Econ.), leading scientific researcher, Institute of Economics, RAS e-mail: S.Ivanovski@mail.ru


Igor KIRSHIN, Nail GABDULLIN

Forming competitiveness maps of regional economies

In this article, based on the proposed by the World Economic Forum methodology of the level of national competitiveness assessment, the maps of economic competitiveness of the Volga Federal Region in the industrial and innovative formats are modeled. Received multi-format rankings of competitiveness identify competitive advantages and obstacles of regional economies.

Keywords: innovation, competitiveness of the economy, competitiveness factors, economic development

KIRSHIN Igor Alexandrovich, Dr. Sc. (Econ.), Head of the chair of management, Kazan Federal University e-mail: ikirchine@rambler.ru
GABDULLIN Nail Maratovich, Cand. Sc. (Econ.), Assistant of the chair of management, Kazan Federal University e-mail: nail5656@gmail.ru


Sergey BOLSHAKOV, Yulia BOLSHAKOVA

APPROACHES TO THE ASSESSMENT OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC REGION POTENTIAL

In the article possibilities of using a standardized approach to the assessment of social and economic potential of regions are analyzed. Basing on the case of Novgorod region, possibilities of application of the approach are illustrated.

Keywords: potential, region, regional government, regional development, social and economic development

BOLSHAKOV Sergey Nikolaevich, Dr. Sc. (Polit.), professor, head of chair of the theory of communications, St.-Petersburg State University e-mail: snbolshakov@mail.ru
BOLSHAKOVA Yulia Mikhailovna, Cand. Sc. (Econ.), senior lecturer, chair of customs business, St.-Petersburg State University of Service and Economy e-mail: 82abdulaeva@rambler.ru


Galina LEONIDOVA

Directions of the intellectual potential estimation

The article considers theoretical-methodological approaches to the essence and estimation of the regions intellectual potential. The analysis of some indices of the intellectual potential of the Vologda regions population characterizing its present state is given.

Keywords: intellectual potential, cognitive potential, creativity, human capital

LEONIDOVA Galina Valentinovna, Cand. Sc. (Econ.), Associate professor, Head of the laboratory of the labor potential problems research, Institute of Socio-Economic Development of Territories, RAS e-mail: galinaleonidova@mail.ru

QUESTIONS OF LAW

Viktor BYRLEDYANU

Legal system of the subject of the Russian Federation and Russian federalism

The article examines the problem of the legal system of the subject of the Russian Federation. The approach is grounded, under which the basis of the constitutional and legal status of the subject of the Russian Federation is the elemental composition of its legal systems. The notions legal system of Russia, legal system of the subject of the Russian Federation, constitutional and legal status of the subject of the Russian Federation are considered in detail.

Keywords: constitutional and legal status of the Russian Federation, the Russian legal system, legal system of the subject of the Russian Federation, elements of the legal system

BYRLEDYANU Viktor Ioanovich, Cand. Sc. (Law), Associate professor, Head of chair of civil law and civil procedure, Orel State University e-mail: vibyr1@mail.ru


Vladimir KOCHETKOV

THE CONSTITUTIONAL PROBLEMS OF WELFARE STATE

The article explains that modern calls for dismantling the institutions of welfare state are rooted in the constitutional problems of the given theory and practice. The author shows that their solution on the basis of an understanding of constitutionalism proposed in this paper would maintain the institutions that are necessary to implement the basic values of Western civilization freedom and justice.

Keywords: constitutionalism, freedom, social justice, welfare state, private and public autonomy, human dignity

KOCHETKOV Vladimir Valerievich, Cand. Sc. (Phil.) Associate professor, leading researcher at the Human rights Institute, Russian State Social University (Moscow) e-mail: vovov69@mail.ru


Alla KUZMINA

Law enforcement and motivational activities of civil society institutions

The article characterizes the problems of law enforcement in connection with establishment of institutions of civil society in Russia. It attempts to specify the directions of increasing the activity of citizens and public institutions in order to overcome these problems.

Keywords: law enforcement, conditions, subjects of law enforcement, factors of enforcement fulfillment

KUZMINA Alla Vladimirovna, Cand. Sc. (Phil.), Deputy of State Duma of Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of Committee of State Duma on religious organizations and institutions of civil society e-mail: alla@bf-zdn.com


Kara-kys ARAKCHAA

International experience of human rights and interests protection of indigenous peoples

International experience of human rights and interests protection of indigenous peoples is considered in this article. General tendencies are described in that field of social relations.

Keywords: legislation of foreign states, indigenous peoples, international legislation, politics, law

ARAKCHAA Kara-kys, Cand. Sc. (Chem.), Head of political science department, Tuvinien Humanitarian Sciences Institute under the Government of the Republic of Tyva, associate professor, chair of analytical chemistry, Tuvinien State University e-mail: chodura@yandex.ru

SPATIAL ECONOMY

Elena METELEVA

Issues and Purposes of Siberian mega-city regions forming

The network approach to a spatial development of cities and regions of the Siberian federal district is grounded in the paper. Basic conditions of Siberian mega-city regions forming are discovered and determined.

Keywords: agglomeration, mega-city region, network approach, urban network

METELEVA Elena Rastislavna, Cand. Sc. (Econ.), Associate professor, public administration chair, Siberian Academy of Public Service e-mail: elenameteleva@ya.ru


Evgeniya KOLOMAK

Resource of federalism in reforming Russian economy

The article provides arguments in favor of decentralization of state governance in present-day Russia. The paper concludes that the current conditions permit to exploit advantages of federalism to reach the aims of transition to innovational model of development and to minimize the costs of modernization.

Keywords: crisis, modernization, resource of development, Russia, federalism

KOLOMAK Evgeniya Anatolievna, Dr. Sc. (Econ.), Associate professor, Head of the sector of interregional national problems, Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering, SB RAS e-mail: ekolomak@academ.org

NATIONAL INNOVATIONAL SYSTEMS

Valentina MUZYCHUK, Elena FEDOROVA

DE JURE & DE FACTO THE RUSSIAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

The article examines the level of Russian education system. Basic contradictions of state policy in this area are considered. It is proved that the quality of this policy is one of the major obstacles of transition to the innovation model of development of the domestic economy.

Keywords: educational public policy, public expenditures on education, the draft law On Education, innovative economy, human capital

MUZYCHUK Valentina Yurievna, Cand. Sc. (Econ.), Head of the Sector, Institute of Economics, RAS e-mail: v-muzychuk@yandex.ru
FEDOROVA Elena Sergeevna, Cand. Sc. (Econ.), Senior Researcher, Institute of Economics, RAS e-mail: esg1@yandex.ru


Viktor KRIVOV

Innovation development of Russia: technologies of competence

Real conditions and restraints for development of the national economy in present are considered. Some directions of innovational modernization, including to a maximum extent competitive advantages of the Russian economy, are put forward. Conditions for creating a national innovation system are outlined. The role of development of human potential for successful modernization of economy is emphasized.

Keywords: industrialization, modernization of economy, national innovation system, economic growth, human capital

KRIVOV Viktor Dmitrievich, Dr. Sc. (Econ.), Head of the chair, Department of public and municipal administration, Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI) e-mail: VKrivov@mesi.ru


Dmitry GRIBANOV

Experience of improvement of regional legislation in the sphere of innovations

The article deals with the peculiarities of legal regulation in science, technology and innovation. The analysis of the development of regional legislation in this area is conducted. The bases of regional science and technical and innovational policy of the Russian Federation subjects are considered.

Keywords: innovations, innovational policy, science, legal regulation, regional legislation

GRIBANOV Dmitry Vladimirovich, Cand. Sc. (Law), Associate professor, Chair of state and law, Director, Center of intellectual property rights, Dean, evening faculty, Ural State Law Academy e-mail: centris@yandex.ru

HISTORY OF THOUGHT

George GLOVELI

Afanasii Shchapov the historian of Russian civilization

This paper is timed to the 150th anniversary of the abolition of serfdom in Russia and dedicated to the heritage of A.P. Shchapov (18311876) one of the distinguished historians and public figures of the epoch of great reforms of 1860s, a creator of zemstvo-regional conception of Russian history, who contributed significantly to federalistic and local history thought.

Keywords: Zemstvo; history of civilization; colonization; Russian federalism; Russian religious schism; Old Belief

GLOVELI George Jemalovich, Dr. Sc. (econ.), Professor, National Research University Higher School of Economics, head of the sector of the history of economic thought, Institute of Economics, RAS e-mail: glovelig@mail.ru


Tatyana NEDZELYUK

Change of confessional affiliation in Russian Empire at the turn of the XIX XX centuries (the case of Siberia)

Change of confessional affiliation in the Russian Empire was connected with some difficulties in both juridical and social spheres. After the annexation of eastern provinces of Kingdom of Poland by the Empire, the problem of confessional identity of the Russians, born in the families heterogeneous in national and confessional affiliation, intensified. This problem became especially topical for Siberian Region due to the immigration of a great number of exiled and working immigrants Christians of non-Orthodox Christian confession.

Keywords: confession, canon law, religious legislation, change of confessional affiliation

NEDZELYUK Tatyana Gennadievna, Cand. Sc. (Hist.), Associate professor, department of theory and history of state and law, Siberian Academy of Public Administration e-mail: tatned@mail.ru

PAST. PRESENT. FUTURE

Larisa MELNIKOVA

Formation of fair town in Western Europe in the 11th 13th centuries

The paper touches upon the issues related to the Fair Town in the 11th 13th centuries. It considers the reasons for the emergence of fairs and fair towns.

Keywords: communal movement, market, market law, market world, medieval town, fair town, fair

MELNIKOVA Larisa Alexandrovna, Cand. Sc. (Educ.), Professor of the Chair of Sociological and Liberal Arts, Ural Law College, the Ministry of the Internal Affairs of Russia e-mail: larismelnikova@yandex.ru

YOUNG SCIENTISTS

Olga VEREMEEVA

EVOLUTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE PRINCIPLES OF THE BUDGETARY SYSTEM OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

The article attempts to study the principles of the Russian Federation budgetary system, their evolution and formation. Particular attention is given to the branch principle of transparency and openness of its financial and legal evolution. It substantiates the need for full implementation of this principle in reforming the modern fiscal system of the Russian Federation.

Keywords: budgetary process, budgetary system of the Russian Federation, the mandatory publication, principles of budgetary system, principle of transparency (openness), secret articles

VEREMEEVA Olga Vladimirovna, Post-graduate, Moscow State Law Academy named after O. Kutafin, assistant member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation e-mail: veremeeva777@mail.ru


Denis DUBOVTSEV

THE ROLE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF NUCLEAR POWER GENERATION INDUSTRY OF RUSSIA

The article describes the peculiarities of nuclear power generation in Russia, analyzes current situation in this industry, determines directions and perspectives of its further development. The paper underlines the growing role of public-private partnerships (PPP) in realizing innovative modernization strategy of development of the industry.

Keywords: nuclear power generation; public-private partnership; PPP; innovations; modernization; strategic management

DUBOVTSEV Denis Germanovich, Seeker of the Institute of Economics, RAS e-mail: ddubovtsev@yandex.ru


Kirill TELIN

Concepts of federalism and the political process

The author investigates the genesis of federalism concepts as well as the evolution of scientific ideas related to the existence of a federal system of government and public service. The author examines the scientific background which had formed the foundation for developing a general theory of federalism as well as concepts that greatly expanded the subject matter of federalism in the twentieth century.

Keywords: governance and public service, sovereignty, theory of separation of powers, federalism

TELIN Kirill Olegovich, Postgraduate student, Lomonosov Moscow State University e-mail: kirill.telin@gmail.com