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  • Meanwhile the political parties which were to divide the new Duma had taken shape.
  • The duma, or council, still attended to all the details of the administration; the old boyars still retained their ancient offices and dignities.
  • The result of these interviews was a series of projects of reform, including a constitutional system based on a series of dumas, the cantonal assembly (volost) electing the duma of the district, the dumas of the districts electing that of the province or government, and these electing the Duma of the empire.
  • The result of these interviews was a series of projects of reform, including a constitutional system based on a series of dumas, the cantonal assembly (volost) electing the duma of the district, the dumas of the districts electing that of the province or government, and these electing the Duma of the empire.
  • As mediating power between the autocrat and the Duma there was to be a nominated council of state.
 

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