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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autocracy

An autocracy is a system of government in which supreme power (social and political) is ... of the country's capacity to fight colonization or the presence of state infrastructure that Europeans did not need to build new institutions to rule.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsarist_autocracy

Tsarist autocracy refers to a form of autocracy (later absolute monarchy) specific to the Grand ... Although Alexander II established a system of elected local self- government (Zemstvo) and an independent judicial system, Russia did not have a ...

www.answers.com/Q/How_and_where_did_autocracy_begin

The word comes from Ancient Greek, meaning the rule (cracy) of one(auto), but it was already an old concept in the Ancient World bythe time the.

classroom.synonym.com/types-government-autocracy-democracy-oligarchy-14100.html

A government that has traditionally operated as an autocracy may begin allowing citizens to have limited decision-making power by holding a vote, while a ...

www.encyclopediaofukraine.com/display.asp?linkpath=pages%5CA%5CU%5CAutocracy.htm

Subsequently Peter I adopted autocracy as the official doctrine of his empire. The tsar was proclaimed 'the absolute monarch,' who did not have to account for ...

www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/en/topics/aktuelle-meldungen/2014/februar/how-russia-became-an-autocracy

How Russia became an autocracy. Russia will greet visitors from around the world with traditional hospitality when the 2014 Winter Olympics begin on Friday in ...

worldatwar.net/article/autocracy

Autocracy is a type of government in which the power of the ruler is not checked by ... Schuschnigg returns to Vienna and begins planning plebiscite on the ..... The National Assembly is allowed to initiate legislation only if it does not involve ...

weirdrussia.com/2016/05/16/russian-autocracy-essay

May 16, 2016 ... Autocracy is one of the forms of the political government, the total power of which is ... To begin with, the entire power of the state belonged to him. ... down the last Russian monarch, the autocratic traditions did not disappear.

www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2013/03/growth-0

Mar 27, 2013 ... Does economic growth go hand-in-hand with democratic regimes? Not necessarily: correlation does not imply causation. One group of ...