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Reforming the electoral system

Peter Lentini

Reforming the electoral system

the 1989 elections to the USSR Congress of People"s Deputies.

by Peter Lentini

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Written in English


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Taken from The journal of communist studies, vol.7, no.1, 1991, pp.69-94.

SeriesTheJournal of Communist studies -- v.7, no.1
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Open LibraryOL21654213M

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