The article analyzes the mechanisms of political regime consolidation in modern Russia. The most important mechanism is the trend of government institutions transformation under the influence of political and administrative class. Among the processes of government institutions change we analyze the cases of the State Duma Council reform and expansion of the Presidential Administration functions that took place in 1990-2000 –ies. These processes with the recent changes in the judiciary power institution confirm the thesis of the "volatility " of the Russian government institutions , implicitly distorted according to the interests of the political elite.
According to the author, the quality of political parties and public administration are highly dependent on the ability of the citizens to self-organization, their concernment in public aff airs and also the extent government bodies are interested in cooperation with social structures.
The article highlights the results of comparison of socio-economic indicators major cities, and similar indicators of the rest regional territories.
According to the authors opinion, only civil society using its diff erent branchy structures is able eff ectively tackle corruption. But for these ends an ordinary citizen has to actively participate in their day-to-day work. All those diff erent branchy structures themselves have to cooperate with each other forming solid network.