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  Duma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The State Duma in the Russian Empire and Russian Federation corresponds to the lower house of the parliament.
It stated in part that Tsar's ministers could not be appointed by and were not responsible to the Duma, thus denying representative government at the executive level.
The State Duma (Russian: Государственная дума (Gosudarstvennaya Duma), common abbreviation: Госдума (Gosduma)) in the Russian Federation is the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia (parliament), the upper house being the Federation Council of Russia.
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 State Duma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The State Duma (Russian: Государственная дума (Gosudarstvennaya Duma), common abbreviation: Госдума (Gosduma)) in the Russian Federation is the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia (legislature), the upper house being the Federation Council of Russia.
The State Duma replaced the Supreme Soviet as a result of new constitution introduced by Boris Yeltsin, in the aftermath of the Russian constitutional crisis of 1993, and approved by the Russian public in a referendum.
The current speaker of the State Duma is Boris Gryzlov.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/State_Duma   (277 words)

 RIA Novosti: biographies of statesmen, politicians and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
State Duma deputy, chairman of the State Duma committee
State Duma deputy, chairwoman of the State Duma committee
Chairman of the Yabloko faction in the State Duma.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The conduct of the election of deputies of the State Duma within the period established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation and this Federal Law shall be obligatory.
When dissolving the State Duma in the cases and in the procedure provided by the Constitution of the Russian Federation the President of the Russian Federation shall simultaneously call an early election of deputies of the State Duma of a new convocation.
The election of deputies of the State Duma shall be prepared and conducted by: the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation; election commissions of the Russian Federation subjects; district election commissions; territorial (rayon, city and other) election commissions; precinct election commissions.
www.cikrf.ru /_2_en/Federal_Law_N175.doc   (9608 words)

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 G.Belonuchkin: State Duma. Powers and Procedures
The first Duma passed several such resolutions, the most notable ones being resolutions granting amnesty to the participants in the August 1991 failed coup, and to those who took part in the May 1993 and September-October 1993 events, as well as the resolution granting amnesty to the participants in the Chechen conflict.
The Duma cannot be dissolved during a period of martial law or a state of emergency imposed on the entire territory of the Russian Federation.
In the event the State Duma has been dissolved, the President has to announce the date of elections so that a new State Duma is convened not later than four months after the dissolution of the previous one.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/2568/gdsfpro3.html   (2359 words)

 G.Belonuchkin:State Duma Elections Procedures
The first State Duma was elected on December 12, 1993 simultaneously with the adoption of the new Constitution in a national referendum.
A State Duma Deputy may not simultaneously be a member of the Federation Council, a deputy of other representative bodies of federal or local government or a public servant; nor may he or she engage in another type of activity for remuneration with the exception of teaching, research and other similar creative activities.
Altogether 225 State Duma deputies are elected in federal electoral districts in proportion to the number of votes cast for the federal lists of candidates nominated by electoral associations and blocs.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/2568/gdsfpro2.html   (2942 words)

 Russian Constitution SECTION ONE Chapter 5.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the event the State Duma shall disagree with the decision of the Federation Council, the federal law shall be considered adopted if, in the second voting, at least two-thirds of the total number of deputies to the State Duma vote for it.
The State Duma may be dissolved by the President of the Russian Federation in cases stipulated in Articles 111 and 117 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
The State Duma may not be dissolved during the period of the state of emergency or martial law throughout the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as within six months of the expiry of the term of office of the President of the Russian Federation.
www.fipc.ru /fipc/constit/ch5.html   (1342 words)

 The State Duma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The State Duma is the lower house of the Federal Assembly, the parliament of the Russian Federation.
The Duma is elected for four years, but may be dismissed by the President under conditions stipulated in the Constitution.
Unofficially, the First Duma convocation was also called "the fifth State Duma", hearkening to the Tsarist era institutions that existed from 1906-1917.
www.cityline.ru /politika/e/fs/gd.html   (623 words)

 Kommersant: State Duma Clones Rodina
On July 1, Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov said he was not ruling out this possibility, but added that since there were no similar precedents in the Duma, the regulations committee would be instructed to study all means of solving the problem and present its proposals to the house council on July 7.
As a source in the Duma leadership, who requested anonymity, told Kommersant, contrary to the opinion that the Kremlin had initiated the formation of a second Rodina, authorship of the idea belonged to the leadership of United Russia.
the Duma majority leaders were also displeased with the response of the Central Election Committee, which informed Rogozin that since the procedure for forming factions was not regulated by legislation, the Duma had to settle this question itself.
www.kommersant.com /page.asp?idr=1&id=589445   (873 words)

 duma on Encyclopedia.com
DUMA [duma], Russian name for a representative body, particularly applied to the Imperial Duma established as a result of the Russian Revolution of 1905.
The fourth Duma (1912-17) had a conservative majority; called at rare and brief intervals, it was in constant conflict with the czar.
Roland Dumas L'ancien président du Conseil constitutionnel (CC), Roland Dumas, a obtenu mardi devant le tribunal correctio.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/d1/duma.asp   (871 words)

At their first meeting, members of the Duma put forward a series of demands including the release of political prisoners, trade union rights and land reform.
The Fourth Duma was elected under the same terms as the Third Duma.
The Duma was closed down after the Bolshevik Revolution in October, 1917.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /RUSduma.htm   (1157 words)

 CNS - The Duma Ratifies the Moscow Treaty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On May 14, 2003 the State Duma, the lower house of the Federal Assembly (the Russian parliament), ratified the Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty (also known as SORT or the Moscow Treaty) by 294 votes against 134 with 22 abstaining.
Ratification of the Moscow Treaty by the Duma was widely expected and, in a sense, inevitable given the high interest of the government, including and especially President Putin, in that treaty.
Of greater interest is the contents of the documents approved by the Duma, in particular the greater role these documents accord to the legislature in the decisions on the future of the Russian nuclear forces and arms control policy.
cns.miis.edu /pubs/reports/sort.htm   (1651 words)

 The second State Duma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After dissolution I of the Duma the government in conditions of recession of revolution in the beginning 1907 has lead elections to II Duma.
Of 468 members of the State Duma of the second convocation the fraction right was made only with 54 members.
Besides in II Duma were considered: a food question, a list of the budget on 1907, execution of the state list, a set of recruits, a cancelling of the extreme decree about court-martials, reform of local court.
historyaid.com /2005/06/12/the-second-state-duma   (593 words)

 Pravda.RU Disorder in State Duma
The State Duma, or the lower house of the Russian parliament, at its plenary meeting Thursday adopted a resolution on combating international terrorism.
Deputies of the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, at a Wednesday plenary meeting of Duma committees unanimously adopted, in principle, a resolution on combating international terrorism.
The State Duma (lower house of parliament) deputies observed a moment of silence to honour the memory of the September 11 terrorist attacks' victims in the USA at the first plenary meeting of the fall session Wednesday.
newsfromrussia.com /politics/2001/09/20/15745.html   (2123 words)

 State Duma - MN-FILES - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Chairman of the State Duma, sometimes alternatively known as the speaker, is Boris Gryzlov, the head of the largest faction United Russia and Russia’s former Minister for the Interior.
The lower house of the Russian parliament is named after the pre-revolutionary State Duma that was elected four times from 1906 to 1917.
The other three parties that managed to enter the Duma were KPRF (The Russian Communist Party) with 12.61% of the vote and 52 deputies, LDPR with 11.45% of the vote and 36 deputies, and Rodina (Motherland) with 9.02% of the vote and 38 deputies.
www.mosnews.com /mn-files/duma.shtml   (1062 words)

 The State Duma Property Committee
The State Duma property committee is one of the basic economic committees of the Russian Parliament.
In the State Duma of the third convocation the deputies - members of Property committee have considered 260 law drafts.
In the fourth convocation the Committee plans to pay special attention to the questions of betterment of the land legislation, privatization of the state and municipal property, nationalization, development of mortgage (credit on property), insolvency (bankruptcy), creation of the institutes of market regulation and self-regulation of existing enterprises.
www.duma.gov.ru /sobstven/about/english/main.htm   (356 words)

 About the State Duma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Unlike the previous State Duma the new one has a pro-government faction and groups which intend to cooperate with the executive branch.
Yet the state must see to it that the owner should rationally use his property.The state should make a point of this concentrating much of its effort on the issue.
During the spring session the Duma is expected to adopt some laws to consolidate positions of private owners.As for the land code, it will be discussed next month.
www.russiananalitica.com /analitica/old/0016.inc   (482 words)

 Balticdata - Russia - Factions in the State Duma after the 2003 Parliamentary Elections
First, each citizen chooses one party for which to cast a ballot; 225 seats in the Duma are then distributed among party-determined lists of candidates in proportion to the share of votes received by each party that gets at least 5 percent of the total.
It is in opposition to the President Vladimir Putin and pro-Presidential members of the State Duma, but all its oppositional initiatives have been effectively blocked by Duma's majority.
There are also 6 commissions in the State Duma, including one analyzing the tragic events that took place in September 2004 in Beslan, Northern Osetia.
www.balticdata.info /russia/politics/factions.htm   (707 words)

 State Duma wakes up: Oil companies may walk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK -- A delegation of State Duma deputies and government officials who visited Sakahlin in early November warned that Sakhalin projects may fold if the Duma fails to approve amendments to Russia's petroleum laws.
However, there are serious disagreements in the State Duma about amending the PSA law and other laws that contradict it.
State Duma Deputy Nikolai Ryzhkov said that after visiting Sakhalin, there is more understanding of the role of the PSA.
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 Russia State Duma News - Media Monitoring Service by Russia Today
The bill was passed by the State Duma on February 8 and approved by the Federation Council on February 22.
The lower house of the Russian parliament, the State Duma, adopted the law on February 8, and the upper house, the Federation Council, approved...
In 1999 he was elected a member of the State Duma, but in the summer of 2000 moved to Britain for fear of arrest.
www.einnews.com /russia/newsfeed-StateDuma   (1133 words)

 Газета.Ru - Time of lawlessness in State Duma
Even more so since the new, somewhat hastily constructed government structure gives no answer to the question as to which agency is in charge of what issues; what the functions of the newly formed ministries are and who is in charge of controlling whom.
At the same time, it is unlikely that there has ever been such a period of debate on the importance of reforms in all spheres of public life in the history of modern Russia as the past six months in the build-up to the elections.
The electorate as a whole should also be grateful after the attention was given to their fears that their right to vote would not be violated during the presidential campaign.
www.gazeta.ru /2004/03/18/oa_115186.shtml   (1432 words)

 State Duma to endorse nuclear waste import
All Russian State Duma factions, except for Yabloko, signed a proposal to amend the Law on Environmental Protection to make it legal to import radwaste and spent nuclear fuel into Russia.
Tamara Zlotnikova, chairman of the State Duma Environmental Committee, filed a request Monday to have the Russian PM prevent the proposed amendments.
Zlotnikova said there was almost unanimous support for the amendment in the Duma, which could be explained by deputies' intentions to collect funding for the coming Duma election campaign next winter.
www.bellona.no /en/international/russia/nuke_industry/waste_imports/8589.html   (918 words)

 Lenin: Kautsky on the State Duma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He does not hurry slavishly to bow before the fact that the Duma is being convened, although he is writing at a time when the failure of the attempt to “prevent the Duma” from being convened has already become obvious.
The third important and valuable idea expressed by Karl Kautsky is that about the Duma being a new centre, an important step forward in the organisation of the movement.
Those who want to judge the Bolsheviks by their resolutions, and not by what the Negorevs say about them, will see that there is no disagreement whatever between Kautsky and the Bolsheviks on the question of the State Duma.
www.marxists.org /archive/lenin/works/1906/may/23.htm   (832 words)

 The Fifth State Duma
Just recently we observed the 90th anniversary of the first appearance of the term "State Duma" in the Russian language.
Now, after the dramatic events of 1991 and 1993, the Russian Federation once again has a political institution called the "State Duma" and, in order to emphasize historic continuity, the present Duma is considered the Fifth Russian State Duma.
Despite conflicts and seething passions, most deputy organizations, committees and commissions, as well as the majority of deputies themselves, have found their places within a stable legislative process.
www.themoscowtimes.com /stories/1995/08/11/028.html   (221 words)

 Antisemitic Outbursts In The State Duma - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
According to a September 10 article in "Novye Izvestiya," two incidents marred the opening of the State Duma's fall session on September 9.
Liberal MP Sergey Vulf, who last year tried unsuccessfully to persuade the Duma to pass a resolution condemning antisemitism, was heckled during his speech in support of a bill that would lower the minimum age for joining a political party from 18 to 16.
On September 10, UCSJ's Moscow Bureau reported that a new antisemitic novel titled "The Nameless Beast" is on sale in the State Duma's bookstore, which in the recent past has openly sold such works as David Duke's "The Jewish Question Through the Eyes of an American" and an array of antisemitic newspapers.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=89970   (427 words)

 Chapter 5
The President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council, the members to the Federation Council, the deputies to the State Duma, the Government of the Russian Federation and the legislative
The federal laws adopted by the State Duma shall be considered by the Federation Council on a mandatory basis if such laws deal with the issues of:
of the Federation Council and the State Duma, it shall be signed by the President of the Russian Federation within seven days and published.
www.russianembassy.org /RUSSIA/constit/chapter5.htm   (1687 words)

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