United Russia

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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.[1][2] Its leader is Boris Gryzlov. The headquarters of the United Russia is situated in Moscow. Ideologically the party is centrist.

The strategic goal of the party is "to raise people’s living standards to European standards."[1] 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 defence, judicial reform etc.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United Russia Russiaprofile.org
  2. Russia Transformed: Developing Popular Support for a New Regime. Cambridge University Press, p67. ISBN 0521871751. 

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