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Russian Parliamentarism: The Rocky road

The first Russian parliament lasted just 72 days. Its dispersal led to a popular uprising. History repeated itself almost a century later. President Boris Yeltsin declared the existing parliament illegal. The country was divided and was on the verge of civil war. The Russian parliament and its development is a focus of Parliamentarianism: the Rocky Road.