FORMATION OF ZEMSTVO STATEHOOD IN PRIMORYE (JANUARY-APRIL, 1920)
Popov Fedor Alekseevich Kutafin Moscow State Law University
Abstract. The article is devoted to the process of transforming Primorye regional zemstvo council from the municipal institution into the regional government after the fall of Admiral A. V. Kolchak’s regime at the Far East of Russia. The author proposes the periodization of the Primorye statehood and analyzes the first stage of zemstvo council’s government activity which lasted from January till April, 1920. The paper identifies political and legal imperfections which lead to the liquidation of the Primorye governmental institution.
Key words and phrases: государственное строительство, Дальний Восток России, гражданская война, социализм, земство, местное самоуправление, эсеры, nation-building, Far East of Russia, civil war, socialism, zemstvo, local self-government, socialist revolutionaries.
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