What is the Political power in Russia?

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  • Jim B
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    1 decade ago
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    Although Russia has traditionaly been ruled by absolute monarchs and dictators, it currently has a democratic system of government. The President of the Russian Federation is Vladimir Putin. The next scheduled vote is slated for 2008.

    Since December 1993, The politics of Russia (or the Russian Federation) take place in a framework of a federal presidential republic. According to the Constitution of Russia, the President of Russia is head of state, and of a pluriform multi-party system with executive power exercised by the government, headed by the Prime Minister, who is appointed by the President by the parliament's approbation. Legislative power is vested in the two chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, while the President and the government issue numerous legally binding by-laws.

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