The inextricable problem
The coming elections of the local authorities are likely to encourage the population to take more active part in the political life of the country. Numerous basic issues of any election campaign have taken a new urgency. Who do we choose? Do we really elect the people who defend our interests? What powers are interested in the outcome of the elections?
We haven't a right to make blunders
Any form of the local self government is the test of political maturity of the society and its ability to live in accordance with democratic principles. If the nation hasn't organized the effective system of the local government institutions there shouldn't be any debate about the democratic state. Though many countries lived under the illusion that everything would arrange without any efforts made as if by magic. Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev used to repeat "We should try it. Let's begin. He tought us a good lesson. Remember that one of the democratic fundamentals unleashed the series of events that led to the USSR decline.