Donnish Journal of Geography and Regional Planning

August 2015 Vol. 1(1), pp. 001-005

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Original Research Article

Moscow in the Mirror of the Regional Pathologies

Yu. N. Gladkiy

Russian State Pedagogical University (St. Petersburg, Russia)

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Accepted 5th August, 2015.


The causes and consequences of regional bias in the creation of special economic conditions for the development of Moscow are analyzed. The crucial role of capital in a concentration of domestic and foreign capital is marked. The project of territorial expansion of Moscow is criticized. There is an idea about the dangerous consequences of ethnic conflict Moscow "mention". Other Russians argue that the real centrifugal tendencies emanate not from the regions but from the capital of the Russian Federation due to the shortcomings of the existing model of economic federalism, allowing and encouraging territorial injustice.

Keywords: Metropolitan areas, Rent of capital, Regional disparities, Territorial justice, Fiscal federalism, Spatial expansion of Moscow, Depopulation of the regions, Russia.

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Yu. N. Gladkiy. Moscow in the Mirror of the Regional Pathologies. Donnish Journal of Geography and Regional Planning. 1(1) 2015 pp. 001-005.

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