Unformatted text preview: left the later name. Hist. empire – feudalism - cap – som Current Political Structure Midnight December 31, 1991 – democratic federative republic Official Name – Russian Federation Chief of State – President Chief of Gov – Premier Cabinet – ministries of the government composed of the premier and his deputy, ministers, and selected other individuals; all appointed by the president Legislature – Bicameral Lower House – State Duma: popular vote Upper House – Federal Council – chosen geographically Judicial – Constitutional court, supreme court, superior court of arbitrations, judges for all courts are appointed for life by the federation council on the recommendation of the president....
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- Comparative Politics, Russian Empire, Ben Goodrich Pol., empire Garrison mentality, west Russian expansion, federative republic Official