Moscow City Duma

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Coordinates: 55°45′52″N 37°37′02″E / 55.764503°N 37.61722°E / 55.764503; 37.61722

Moscow City Duma
Московская городская дума
Coat of arms or logo
Founded 1993
Preceded by Mossovet
Seats 45
Moscow City Duma 2018.svg
Political groups
United Russia (28)
Communist Party (4)
Rodina (1)
"My Moscow" deputy union (10)
Vacant (2)
Last election
14 September 2014
Meeting place
Отчёт Сергея Собянина в Московской городской Думе (октябрь 2016).jpg

The Moscow City Duma (Russian: Московская городская дума, Moskovskaya Gorodskaya Duma) is the Russian regional parliament in Moscow, the unicameral City Duma (city council, a local parliament) of the Russian capital city of Moscow. As Moscow is one of three federal cities, the city duma's legislation can only be overridden by the mayor and the federal government.


It includes 45 members who are elected for a five-year term on Single-mandate constituency basis.

From 1993 to 2001 was elected by single-member districts. From 2005 to 2009, 20 deputies were elected on party lists, and 15 - in single-seat constituencies. From 2009 to 2014 18 deputies were elected on party lists, and 17 - in single-seat constituencies. Since 2014 all 45 deputies are elected in single-seat constituencies.

The current Chairman of the Moscow City Duma is Alexey Valerievich Shaposhnikov. The last election was held in 2014.


  • 12 December 1993
  • 1997
  • 2001
  • 4 December 2005
  • 11 October 2009
  • 14 September 2014


The original municipal legislature was established in 1785.

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