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a legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR

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Chairman State Duma Sergey Naryshkin said that Russian Duma also desires to strengthen its relations with Pakistani legislature.
Sergei Zheleznyak, deputy Duma speaker and a member of the ruling United Russia party, said deputies were unlikely to discuss the bill until after the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, due to be held in Russia in February and March.
Duma Key is part redemption tale, part art scene novel and part spine-chilling ghost story.
Before we know it, Xan has somehow managed to get back to the farm and sets off to return Duma to the wild.
The Company intends to grant 150,000 options to Mr Duma to subscribe for Common
As the Kirienko government only managed to push part of its program through the Duma, the IMF cut its financing short and made only one disbursement of $4.
Part III will describe the distribution of powers at issue, focusing on the president's ability to dissolve the Duma and to declare a state of emergency and the Duma's inability to impeach the president.
At the same time, many people in Russia spoke out against the Duma legislation, including some in the Russian Orthodox Church as well as liberal critics of Mr.
Furthermore, no other Duma attracted such a voluminous pamphlet response; an indication that for contemporaries the battles over what a constitutional Russia would entail were fought out and resolved around the first Duma.
The elections to the lower house of parliament, the 450-deputy State Duma, are seen as a key test of Putin's ability to hold on to power as he prepares to reclaim his old Kremlin job in March's presidential elections.
The key point of disagreement between the authorities is that the new taxes will negatively affect TAIF (a privately held downstream company in Tatarstan) rather than Tatneft, and the Finance Ministry wants to give benefits directly to TAIF, whereas the Duma committee wants MET benefits for Tatneft.
NNA - 19/10/2011 - Loyalty to the Resistance bloc leader Mohammad Raad, currently on a visit to the Russian capital of Moscow, expressed hope on Wednesday that his bloc's deliberations with Russian Duma officials would result in augmenting communications and come out with set grounds for coordination and cooperation between both sides.
Cecily Dumas, a veteran California bankruptcy attorney, will be based in San Francisco
A service of worship celebrating the marriage of Elizabeth Annice Van and James Russell Dumas IV was held at six o'clock in the evening on May 31,2014, at First United Methodist Church of Canton.
For local vendors looking to get a spot inside the Main Street Dumas Farmers Market, there is a procedure that must be followed.