Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Russia, a council; an official assembly; specifically, an elective legislative assembly or council in Russia, established by ukase of Nicholas II. in 1905.
- n. a legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR
“Russia's first elected Parliament: "_La Duma est morte; vive la Duma_!”
“When Russians talk of their politicians, they frequently speak of "thieves," "bandits," and "swindlers" — and not hyperbolically: the presence of criminals in the Duma is a well-publicized fact.”
“The plot suddenly seems to strain, more blood is thrown at the reader, and at least once, a cosmic turtle appears (not in Duma Key; that was another book).”
“Surkov, who handles political operations and relations with the Duma, is half Chechen but second to none in his hard line on Chechnya issues.”
“MOSCOW, August 25 (RIA Novosti) – The State Duma is expected to back a request to recognize the independence of Georgia’s breakaway republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia at a session of the country’s lower house of parliament on Monday.”
“After returning from a Namibian wildlife sanctuary several years ago, I insisted on showing my parents a film called "Duma," a beautiful story about a young boy and his pet cheetah.”
“Political unrest forced Nicholas to grant a constitution and call the Duma to sit, establishing Russia as a constitutional monarchy.”
“(The Duma is the Russian equivalent of a spineless Congress.)”
“It serves as a taste of what Edgar Freemantle might experience upon relocating himself to Florida, to an idyllic beach-front residence called Duma Key:”
“Although the Russian constitution grants authority to the president to dismiss a prime minister (as Yeltsin did often), he must, in order to appoint a replacement, get approval from the Duma, which is dominated by Putin loyalists.”
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