Our listeners seem to have a shared love for Russian culture and Russian people, but the Russian Federation as a state, and the government of that state sometimes are a more divisive topic.
In this episode of Ruspod Shorts, you'll learn the basic political vocabulary and get an overview of the Russian political system — so that if you end up talking politics in Russia, you get to show off some of this essential vocabulary.
Federation Council, the upper house of the Russian parliament
the lower house of the Russian parliament
power, authority, authorities