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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
The arrest of the five Social Democrats while the Duma was still sitting evoked a strong protest, even from the conservatives.Bolshevism|John Spargo
But the last hope of the people was in the Duma, and they awaited its session in that spirit.
The Empress, on hearing what had happened in the Duma, had a fit of hysterics.The Minister of Evil|William Le Queux
The Duma of June 3rd would never have dared to seize the power from the hands of Tzarism.Our Revolution|Leon Trotzky
There were many absentees, and the President of the Duma had to combat this attitude.The Russian Turmoil|Anton Ivanovich Denikin