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The Third Department of H.I.M. Own Chancellery and the Personnel Policy of the Russian Empire in the Western Provinces (1826–1844)
This study is focused on methods of influence of gendarme staff officers to personnel changes in the provincial society of Northwestern region in Russian empire in 1826-1844. In the specified chronological period, the analysis of relationships between gendarmes and provincial governors allows to understand how the central power selected managers in national regions. Using the documentation and legal acts of the Third Department of His Imperial Majesty’s Own Chancellery and memoirs of gendarmes staff officers, it was able to create a model of administrative situation in joined regions in accordance with national specifics and to identify features of the personnel policy in relation to the bureaucracy of Western provinces.