Supreme SovietSupreme Soviet
- the legislative body of the Soviet Union: it consisted of two equal chambers, the Soviet of the Union (whose members were elected on the basis of population) and the Soviet of Nationalities (whose members were elected by the various nationality groups)
- a part of the legislative body of Russia
- the legislative body of Uzbekistan
The bicameral legislature of the former Soviet Union, with members elected in one house from the population at large and in the other from the constituent national republics.
Origin of Supreme SovietTranslation of Russian Verkhovnyĭ Sovet
Macaronic translation of Ð’ÐµÑ€Ñ…Ð¾Ð²Ð½Ñ‹Ð¹ Ð¡Ð¾Ð²ÐµÑ‚ (Verxovnyj Sovet, “Supreme Council")