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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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