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Approx. 10 hours to complete

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Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 4 hours/week...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Modul 1. Introduction

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
2 hours to complete

Modul 2. Constitutional Exceptionalism: the Russian Case

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
2 hours to complete

Modul 3. Human Rights in Russia

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
2 hours to complete

Modul 4. Political System of Russia

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

Instructor

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Sergei A. Belov

Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Candidate of law (PhD)
Department of State and Administrative Law, Law Faculty

About Saint Petersburg State University

Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет (СПбГУ) — старейший вуз России, основанный в 1724 году. Университет сегодня — научный, образовательный и культурный центр мирового значения, неизменно входящий во все международные рейтинги вузов. В номинации взаимодействие с работодателями QS Graduate Employability 2018 СПбГУ занимает 20 место среди 400 ведущих вузов мира и является лучшим в России. В настоящее время СПбГУ реализует 418 образовательных программ, включающих самые современные направления подготовки и специальности. Сертификат об успешном окончании представленных онлайн-курсов дает 5 дополнительных баллов при поступлении на программы магистратуры и аспирантуры СПбГУ. St Petersburg University is the oldest university in Russia, founded in 1724. The University today is a world-class research, educational and cultural centre which is always included in all international rankings of world universities. St Petersburg University was ranked 20th in QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2018 among 400 leading universities in the world and is the best in Russia. At present, St Petersburg University offers 418 academic programmes, including the most advanced areas and fields of study. The certificate of successful completion of offered online courses gives five additional points when applying for master’s and doctoral programmes at St Petersburg University....

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