Russian Party (Serbia)


The Russian Party (Russian: Русская партия, РП, romanized: Rosskaya partiya, RP; Serbian Cyrillic: Руска странка, romanized: Ruska stranka; abbr. РС or RS) is an extra-parliamentary russophile and eurosceptic political party representing the Russian minority in Serbia. In addition to the small Russian minority, the party also gathers a large number of pro-Russian citizens, mostly Serbs. The party's president is Slobodan Nikolić, a former vice president of the People's Peasant Party.[1]

Russian Party
Русская партия
Руска странка
Ruska stranka
AbbreviationRS
LeaderSlobodan Nikolić
Founded9 June 2013; 8 years ago (2013-06-09)
Split fromPeople's Peasant Party
HeadquartersCerska 17/4, Šabac
Ideology
Political positionRight-wing
SloganSerbia to the East!
National Assembly
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Assembly of Vojvodina
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City Assembly of Belgrade
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Program


According to its program, the Russian Party advocates Serbia's entry into the Eurasian Economic Union, and the full membership of Serbia in the Collective Security Treaty Organization.[2] The party also advocates increasing cooperation with the Russian Federation in the field of economy, culture and education.[3]

Electoral performance


Parliamentary elections

National Assembly of Serbia
Year Leader Popular vote  % of popular vote # of seats Seat change Government
2014 Slobodan Nikolić 6,547 0.18%
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2016 13,777 0.36%
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non-parliamentary
2020 6,295 0.20%
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