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Supreme Soviet of the USSR

Верховный Совет СССР

Badge of the Supreme Soviet
Type
Type Bicameral
Chambers
History
Established 1938
Preceded by Congress of Soviets (unicameral)
Leadership
Premier Boris Kagarlitsky (CPSU-R)
Soviet of Nationalities Structure
Type Upper house
Seats 750 (after 1998 election)
Chairman Ilya Ponomarev (CPSU-R)
Without official factions shown:
Soviet of Nationalities
Soviet of Nationalities
Government (714)
  •   CPSU - 714

Opposition (36)

With official factions shown:
Factional Soviet of Nationalities
Factional Soviet of Nationalities
Government (714)

Opposition (36)

All-Union Congress of Soviets Structure
Type Lower house
Seats 2500 (after 2010 election)
Chairman Alexander Buzgalin (CPSU-R)
Without official factions shown:
All-Union Congress of Soviets
All-Union Congress of Soviets
Government (2,454)

Opposition (46)

With official factions shown:
Factional Congress of Soviets
Factional Congress of Soviets
Government (2,454)

Opposition (46)

Elections
Voting System Indirect (1924-1952)

Direct (1952-present)

Congress of Soviets first election 1924
Soviet of Nationalities first election 1938
Last election 2018
Meeting Place
Kremlin Presidium
Kremlin Presidium
Kremlin Presidium, Moscow, RSFSR
Supreme Soviet Session
Supreme Soviet Session
Session in the Supreme Soviet, 2004