Tag: Eliminate federal regions

Another Putin Regional Amalgamation Project Unravelling

September 16, 2014

Staunton, September 16 – As part of his push to reduce the number of federal subjects in the Russian Federation by amalgamating smaller non-Russian districts with larger and predominantly ethnic Russian regions, Vladimir Putin orchestrated a referendum to unite Dolgan-Nenetsk Autonomous Region and the Evenk Autonomous Region with Krasnoyarsk Krai. But the forced marriage of […]