GATEWAYS - You will find the meta sites useful for exploring other aspects of Russia, such as the economy or society.
Russian Internet Resources
Of the five sources in this area, this one is the best for a tour d' horizon of Russia on the Internet. Scroll down to government
HierosGamos, #1 Law Research Center: Russia
Another fine site with an unusual name. Be sure to click on Government.
OVERVIEWS AND INTRODUCTIONS
REES WEB - Click on Browse Subject and you get a drop down menu. You can search by subject, region, culture and time period.
Parties and Organizations - Covers the constitutions, elections, government.
H-Russia - This is a discussion site; also good for book reviews
Russian Federation - This site covers media, elections and parties.
Governments on the WWW: Russian Federation - This is good for ministries and regional authorities.
Political Parties and Movements - Government websites. Scroll down to Russia
Russian Legal Server - Good for laws, legal news and essays on the legal system.
Russia Votes - " This website combines resources of the two centres to present uptodate monthly results for monthly Russian surveys; trend analyses from August, 1999, a month before Vladimir Putin became prime minister; and information about the Russian elections relevant for the Duma election in December, 2007 and the presidential election scheduled for March, 2008. For further information email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org."
Elections to the State Duma, 2003 - Includes documents, press releases and publications.
Legislation Russia - Legislation, laws.
The President of the Russian Federation
Russian Legal Information Sources - There is a good diagram of the Russian judiciary on this site.
Russia Today - Political and business information.
Bellona Foundation - News on environmental issues.
Jamestown Foundation - There are a number of "papers" on this page, mostly related to terrorism.
Country Briefings - From the Economist.
Russian News Resources - Most are in English.
Online Books Page - There are a number of books here from different periods.