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Duma
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The lower house of the Russian parliament that met in four legislative periods between 1906 and 1917 in Saint Petersburg in the Tauride Palace. Representatives of Jewish interests placed great hope in the Duma, especially for legal equality for the Jews. Following the significantly more conservative composition of the parliament as a result …

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Levin, Vladimir, “Duma”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0189>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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