The report highlights on thefollowing topics:
- Candidates for a Premier Post. Major elitegroupings in the struggle for the Premier post and their chances in thisstruggle.
- The Structure of a New Cabinet. Possible models ofa new Government. Major candidates for a key Vice-president and Ministers’posts
- Interests of Raw Corporations and Lobbyists of theRussian Regions in the New Cabinet. The Government as a node ofpolitical interests of different groupings.
- The Role of the Government in a New Power Structure. Relations betweenthe Cabinet and President’s Administration. Prospects of collaboration with thenew Duma.
- New Course of President Putin. Government as anindicator of the country‘s development tendency. Scenario of a power-operatedmobilization, liberal modernization, and inertial development.