Federal Assembly (Russia)

Legislature of the Russian Federation

The Federal Assembly (Russian: Федера́льное Собра́ние, tr. Federalnoye Sobraniye, IPA: [fʲɪdʲɪˈralʲnəjə sɐˈbranʲɪjə]) is the national legislature of the Russian Federation, according to the Constitution of the Russian Federation (1993). It was preceded by the Supreme Soviet.

Federal Assembly
Федеральное Собрание
Federalnoye Sobraniye
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
HousesFederation Council
State Duma
History
Founded12 December 1993
Preceded bySupreme Soviet of Russia
Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union
Leadership
Valentina Matviyenko, United Russia
Since 21 September 2011
Vyacheslav Volodin, United Russia
Since 5 October 2016
Structure
Seats620 total

450 State Duma

170 Federation Council
Russian Federation Council since 2014.svg
Federation Council political groups
  •   Independent (170)
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State Duma political groups
Government (339)

Confidence and supply (64)

Opposition (43)

Other (1)

Vacant (3)

Elections
Chosen by territorial politicians
Parallel voting
Federation Council last election
12 December 1993
State Duma last election
18 September 2016
State Duma next election
September 2021
Website
www.gov.ru

It is made up of the State Duma, which is the lower house, and the Federation Council, which is the upper house. Both houses are located in Moscow.[3][4]

NotesEdit

  1. One Independent, caucusing with United Russia.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Депутатский мандат Примакова останется вакантным до основных выборов в Думу 2021 года" [Primakov's Deputy mandate will remain vacant until the main elections to the Duma in 2021]. TASS (in Russian). 25 June 2020. Retrieved 25 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Госдума досрочно прекратила полномочия депутата Карелина". 2020-09-22. Retrieved 2020-09-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Пост Председателя Совета Федерации РФ – это третий пост в стране. В случае недееспособности президента и премьера именно председатель верхней палаты парламента должен возглавить государство."
  4. ""Почему у нас третье лицо в государстве Председатель Совета Федерации? Потому что это федерация, он не распускается, он действует постоянно." - Сергей Шахрай". Archived from the original on 2014-01-11. Retrieved 2020-10-08.