The article is devoted to historical continuity in the state governing. Issues of existing analogies in the process of forming of system and structure of executive bodies in Russia are considered. The special attention is given to a combination of branch and functional approaches to the organization of executive bodies at different historical stages. In the context of the presumption of "Ideally uniform government" questions of a parity of powers of monarch and ministers in the Russian empire and of the President and the ministries in the Russian Federation are mentioned.
The paper is devoted to the translation of the famous German novel "Die Asiatische Banise" into Russian. The conclusions are made about the time and the interpreter of the novel.
The article is devoted to the problems of by-law making activity in the Russian Empire in XIX century. The accent is made on identification of particular forms of published ministerial executive rules. The status of these by-law forms is considered to be determined by the Tsar's will and the ministry authorities according to the juridical characteristics, goals etc.