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Approx. 9 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Modul 1. Introduction

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 58 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
1.2. Soviet Ideology, Politics, Law and the Constitution12m
1.3. Perestroyka of 1980s10m
1.4. Adoption of the New Constitution and Making Design of the New State in 1990s11m
1.5. Embodying the New Principles in the Legal and Government Systems in 2000-2010s12m
2 readings
Week´s presentation10m
Supplementary Materials10m
2 practice exercises
Practical Questions20m
Control Questions20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Modul 2. Constitutional Exceptionalism: the Russian Case

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 36 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
2.2. Russian Constitutional Identity: Liberal Values vs. Social Solidarity and Traditional Morality (Orthodoxy)12m
2.3. International Law in the Russian Politics and Legal System11m
2 readings
Week's presentation10m
Supplementary Materials10m
2 practice exercises
Practical Questions20m
Control Questions20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Modul 3. Human Rights in Russia

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
3.2. Personal Rights in Russia12m
3.3. Political Rights and Political Participation12m
3.4. Social Rights and Sozialstaat13m
2 readings
Week's presentation10m
Supplementary Materials10m
2 practice exercises
Practice questions20m
Control questions20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Modul 4. Political System of Russia

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
4.2 Presidency and the Executive in the Russian System of Government12m
4.3 Russian Parliamentarism12m
4.4 Judiciary in Russia12m
4.5 Federalism in Russia11m
1 reading
Week's presentation10m
2 practice exercises
Practice questions20m
Control questions20m

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