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{{PoliticalParty | party_name = United Russia | party_logo = | website = [http://www.er.ru/ er.ru] | leader = [[Dmitry Medvedev]] | parleader = Sergey Neverov | foundation = 2001 | ideology = [[Authoritarianism]]<br>[[Statism]] | position = Big tent | international = | colors = white, blue and red | footnotes =}}'''United Russia''' is the largest political party in [[Russia]]. It was formed in 2001 as a union of Fatherland - All Russia and Unity Party of Russia.<ref name=RUSSIAPROFILE>[http://web.archive.org/web/20110120021206/http://www.russiaprofile.org/resources/political/majorparties/unitedrussia/index.wbp United Russia] ''Russiaprofile.org''</ref><ref name="RTDPSNR67">{{cite book|author= |title= Russia Transformed: Developing Popular Support for a New Regime|publisher= Cambridge University Press|location= |year= |pages= p67|isbn= 0521871751|oclc=|doi=}}</ref> Its current leader is Boris Gryzlov[[Dmitry Medvedev]]. <ref>http://rt.com/politics/medvedev-united-russia-leader-293/</ref> The headquarters of the United Russia is situated in [[Moscow]]. Ideologically the The party is ideologically [[centrist]].<ref>[http://parties-and-elections.eu/russia.html]</ref> == History ==The strategic goal of the party is "to raise people‚Äôs living standards to European standards."<ref name=RUSSIAPROFILE/> According to the statement adopted at the founding congress on December 1, 2001, the priorities of the party are administrative reform, transparent state policy, development of local self-administration, improvement of the nation's defense, judicial reform, etc.<ref name=RUSSIAPROFILE/>  The creation of this party largely isolated the communists and liberals at the extremes.<ref name="RTDPSNR67"/> In the 2003 Russian legislative election, the party won nearly half of the seats in the [[Duma]].<ref name="RTDPSNR67"/> In the Russian Presidential Election in 2004, the party supported [[Vladimir Putin]]; in the Russian Presidential Election in 2008, the party supported [[Dmitry Medvedev]], because of term limits on Putin's presidency. In the [[Russian Presidential Election 2012]] and 2018 it again supported Putin, who was reelected.
==References==
*[http://www.er.ru/ Official Website (Russian)]
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