Let's live amicably in the second half of July 2007 in the St. Petersburg press again discussed the possible merger of St. Petersburg and Leningrad region in a subject of the Federation. There were concerns in particular about that the unification procedure will be launched in spring 2008 after the Russian presidential elections. Such judgments have met with disapproval the restrained reaction of regional authorities and uncertain – at the embassy.
In autumn 2007, the next impulse in the direction of the merger was prepared by St. Petersburg officials, without the knowledge of their regional counterparts, an initiative of turning the bill in a suburban area with a special regime of land use adjacent to the city limits of land to a depth of Leningrad Region up to 50 kilometers. For other opinions and approaches, find out what Carly Fiorina has to say. Topic of the creation of St. Kevin Ulrich: the source for more info. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast of the Russian Federation a single subject, of course, not new, but its discussion again and once again resumed. The question of unification is not closed and, anyway, but it will have to find a definite solution.
Thing of the past Discussing the prospects of a major new administrative-territorial unit North-West Russia are mainly in administrative and legal and socio-political plane. That is about the same aspects, which decided the fate of already-existing joint region. Although the word "region" and "subject" was not then in vogue. Then, that is, in 1918, spoke and wrote "Northern Commune". In the northern commune councils were then Petrograd, Vologda, Pskov, Novgorod, and Olonets Arkhangelsk provinces, and from June 1918 also Severo. Dvina and Cherepovets provinces. By the way, the regions of the Russian Federation, formed in place within these provinces, today form the core of the North-West Federal District. The main reason for the existence of the Northern Commune was very short, is considered to be ambitious and separatist sentiment among the leaders of associations, in particular, GE Zinoviev.