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The Parliament: Study Guide

Read the article The Parliament.
  1. What are the two legislative chambers of the Russian parliament (Federal Assembly) and how are they composed?
  2. Which of the two is more powerful?
  3. With what kinds of issues does the Federation Council deal?
  4. What are the some of the responsibilities of the State Duma?
  5. Describe the legislative process.