political mythology

Mythological Basis of Loyalty of Russian Citizens to the Idea of Party-based System of Liberal-Democratic Policy

The article suggests an explanation of the phenomenon of stable loyalty of modern Russian electorate to the liberal idea of a multi-party system.Loyalty is in the consent of citizens with the leading role of parties in all electoral campaigns in the post-Soviet period.While most modern Russian parties do not meet the requirements of organization and functionality that follows from the theory of liberal-democratic politics, as well as from foreign experience of political involvement of parties.