Declaration of State Sovereignty of Bashkortostan

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Declaration of State Sovereignty of Bashkortostan
Bashkir: Башҡортостандын Дәүләт Суверенитеты тураһында Декларация, Bashqortostandyn Da’yla’t Suverenitety turahynda Deklaracziya
Created October 11, 1990
Ratified October 11, 1990
Location  Russian SFSR, Flag of Bashkir ASSR.svg Bashkir ASSR, Ufa
Purpose Declaration of sovereignty

Declaration of State Sovereignty of Bashkortostan was a document declaring the political and economic autonomy of the Bashkir Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic from the Soviet Union.[1] The Declaration was adopted on 11 October 1990 at the third session of the Supreme Soviet of the Bashkir ASSR. The former Bashkir ASSR is today the Republic of Bashkortostan, a federal subject of Russia.

History of the declaration[edit]

On 12 June 1990 the Congress of People's Deputies of the RSFSR adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. This Declaration, as well as laws of the USSR "On the division of powers between the USSR and the subjects of the Federation", "On the basis of economic relations of the USSR and the Union and autonomous republics" were the legal basis for the development and adoption of the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Bashkir Republic.

With the launch of the Supreme Council BASSR, which started the drafting of the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Bashkir SSR in the country, a discussion about the place of Bashkortostan in the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation began. During the development of the Declaration there were designated two centres – in the Supreme Soviet Bashkir ASSR Council of Ministers and the Bashkir ASSR. At the end of July 1990 were developed two draft Declaration that August 2, 1990 were sent to USSR People's Deputies of the RSFSR and BASSR for study and their proposals.

On 10 August 1990 several projects have been published on the Declaration pages by national newspapers for public discussion, among which was a draft prepared by scholars L. Sh. Gumerova, Z. I. Enikeew, A. N. Timonin and F. Z. Yusupov.

On 11 October 1990 at the third session of the Supreme Soviet of the Bashkir ASSR, they adopted of the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Republic.[1]

The state holiday[edit]

October 11 is celebrated in Bashkortostan as Republic Day, a national holiday – the Day of the Declaration on State Sovereignty of the Republic.[2] The holiday was enacted by the Supreme Council of the Republic of Bashkortostan on 27 February 1992. Along with other national holidays like Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha and the Day of the Constitution of Bashkortostan, the Republic Day is a non-working holiday.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ross, Cameron (2002-05-03). Regional Politics in Russia. Manchester University Press. p. 188. ISBN 9780719058905. 
  2. ^ Stoliarov, Mikhail (2003-08-27). Federalism and the Dictatorship of Power in Russia. Routledge. p. 224. ISBN 9781134417803. 

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