Liberal Democratic Party of Russia

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Liberal Democratic Party of Russia
Либерально-Демократическая Партия России
Leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky
Founded 1991
Headquarters Moscow
Ideology Russian nationalism
Right-wing populism[1][2]
Neo-imperialism[3]
Political position Far-right
International affiliation None
European affiliation None
Colours Blue, Gold
Seats in the State Duma
56 / 450
Seats in the Regional Parliaments
212 / 3,787
Website
http://www.ldpr.ru

Political parties

The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (Russian: Либерально-Демократическая Партия России (ЛДПР), Liberal'no-Demokraticheskaya Partiya Rossii (LDPR)) is a far-right populist political party in Russia. It was founded in 1992 and since it's establishment has been led by the controversial figure Vladimir Zhirinovsky.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Hans-Georg Betz (1994). Radical Right-Wing Populism in Western Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 25. ISBN 9780312083908. http://books.google.nl/books?id=LwTTwbtNyxUC&pg=PA23&lpg=PA23.
  2. "‘Zhirinovsky, or it’ll be worse’ – flamboyant populist makes campaign pledges". RT (TV-Novosti). 16 January 2012. https://rt.com/politics/zhirinovsky-politician-voices-promises-889/.
  3. Sebastian Smith (2006). Allah's Mountains:The Battle For Chechnya. Tauris Parke Paperbacks. p. 114. ISBN 9781850439790.