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“It is not dissimilar from Putin using the Duma to ratify his annexation of the Crimea,” he said.Britain’s PM Cameron And His Awful Assault on Human Rights Court|Nico Hines|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last April, shortly after annexation, the Duma voted for the law allowing gaming zones in Crimea.
Deputies were full of optimism: sanctions would help to make the Russian economy healthier, Duma members concluded on Wednesday.
“Our relationship with the U.S. has been growing colder and colder,” said the Duma deputy, Robert Schlegel.
Omar and Fouzi are from the West Bank village of Duma, 13 miles southeast of Nablus.Palestinian Children: The Invisible Workers of Israeli Settlements|Dina Elmuti|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Much was hoped from the duma, but this body has proved bitterly opposed to the Jewish claim for liberty.
It was the Duma which was strangled by these forces, of which the first was the more potent and malign.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves
Now there is a duma, and the duma as an institution still lives.
The duma is ready to do its part; will the government rise to the occasion?
The Duma invited the Council to share its own convenient quarters.The Russian Revolution; The Jugo-Slav Movement|Alexander Petrunkevitch, Samuel Northrup Harper, Frank Alfred Golder, Robert Joseph Kerner