Ethno-confessional Policy of the Russian Imperial Government and its Implementation in the Olonets Province in the 1820s.

  • Victoria Efimova Institute of Economics and Law, Petrozavodsk State University
Keywords: Russian empire, ethno-confessional policy, Olonets province, 1820s


The paper investigates the power of demonstration of such features as statism, paternalism, tolerance, the assumption of different governance models, and action on the principle of “ad hoc” in the ethnic and confessional policy of Russian Empire.