عنوان مقاله [English]
For many political observers, the collapse of the Soviet Union would lead to accelerate the process of democratization in all the remained countries from this event, especially Russia. But very soon it was clear that the country is confronted with many critical obstacles in this way. The considerable weakness of the civil society and its institutions along with the legacy of centralized power in Russia make the process of democratization very complicated. The main question of this paper is: what are the obstacles of emerging civil society institutions in Russia after the disintegration of the Russian Federation? Other questions to answers this question is: the different definitions of the civil society and its basic organs. The authors’ hypothesis is that “the weakening elements of civil society in Russia are the factors of production and reproduction of inequality in Russia”. The authors gathered their needed data from internet and available sources, and analysis them with descriptive- analytical method.