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Новая смена власти в Японии

Стрельцов Д. В.

The article reviews the results of the early parliamentary elections held in Japan on December 16, 2012. The paper examines the main features of the pre-election programs of political parties and provides a detailed analysis of the reasons for the crushing defeat of the Democratic Party of Japan and the landsliding victory of LDP. In conclusion the author presents his estimates over the most significant developments in the Japanese political sphere of recent years, including the rise of populism, strengthening of the role of the floating votes, as well as the diffusion of ideological differences between the political parties.