duma duma  /ˈdu mə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR

News

  1. Russia passes bill against propagandizing homosexuality among minors

    MOSCOW, June 12 (UPI) -- The Russian Duma passed and sent to the Senate a bill imposing a fine for propagandizing non-traditional sexual relationships among minors.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Russian Duma passes bill to ban “gay propaganda”

    The Russian Duma unanimously approved a law Tuesday to ban distribution of information about homosexuality to children. read more
    on June 11, 2013     Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

  3. Duma Prepares Aerial Gravity and Magnetics Program for Namibia, Africa

    HOUSTON -- Duma Energy Corp. is pleased to announce that the tender process for its upcoming Aerial Gravity and Magnetics program over Blocks 1714A, 1715, 1814A, 1815A in the Owambo Basin of Northern Namibia ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "I think there is too much concentration of power in the Kremlin. Everybody has doubts about the full independence of the judiciary. There are clearly questions about the independence of the electronic media and doubts about the Duma," said...
    on Oct 13, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "If the people vote for United Russia, it means that a clear majority ...... put their trust in me, and in turn that means I will have the moral right to hold those in the Duma and the Cabinet responsible for the implementation of the tasks that...
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "So as to set an example, Russia is prepared to send to the Duma a special bill on the defense of the sea from oil pollution," Medvedev said.
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: Reuters

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