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Delegation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation to the CSTO PA consists of 9 deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and 11 members of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.
Vyacheslav Volodin, Yuri Vorobyov, Anatoly Vyborny, Bair Zhamsuev, Konstantin Zatulin, Leonid Kalashnikov, Zurab Makiev, Dmitry Novikov, Nikolai Ryzhak, Umakhan Umakhanov,   Aleksei Dmitrienko, Olga Kovididi, Valery Kulikov, Igor Morozov, Aleksandr Rakitin, Yuri Fedorov.
Anatoly Vyborny, member of the State Duma Committee on Security and Corruption Control, is the Chairman of the Standing Commission of the CSTO PA on Defence and Security and the Expert Advisory Board of the CSTO PA.
Plenipotentiary representative of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation - deputy Executive Secretary of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly: Pyotr Ryabukhin

Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Seats
170
Voting System
Two representatives from each constituent entity of Russia are elected (appointed) to the Council of Federation: one from the representative and one from the executive bodies of state power. A citizen of Russia who has reached the age of 30 and has the constitutional right to elect and be elected to state government bodies may be elected (appointed) as a member of the Council of Federation.
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​   Valentina Matvienko
 
Chairwoman of the Federation Council
of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Born in 1949 in Ukraine.
1972: graduated from the Leningrad Chemical-Pharmaceutical Institute.
1985: graduated from the Academy of Social Sciences at the Central Committee of the CPSU.
1991: advanced training courses for senior diplomatic staff at the Diplomatic Academy of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
1972–1986: head of the Department of the Petrograd District Committee of the Komsomol, First Secretary of the Leningrad Regional Committee of the Komsomol, First Secretary of the Krasnogvardeisky District Committee of the CPSU.
1986–1989: deputy Chairwoman of the Executive Committee of the Leningrad Council.
1989: People’s Deputy of the USSR, Chairwoman of the USSR Supreme Soviet Committee on Women, Family Protection, Maternity and Childhood.
1991–1998: Ambassador to the Republic of Malta, Director of the Department for Relations with the Subjects of the Federation, Parliament and Social and Political Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Member of the Board of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Ambassador to Greece.
1998–2003: Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Government.
2003: Plenipotentiary Envoy of the Russian President to the North-Western Federal District. 2003–2011: Governor of St Petersburg.
2011: appointed member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation from the Government of St Petersburg, elected Chairwoman of the Federation Council.
 

 

State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation


Seats


450


Voting System
Deputies of the State Duma are elected by citizens of the Russian Federation for a term of 5 years on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot. Any citizen of the Russian Federation who has reached the age of 21 and has the right to vote may be elected to the State Duma.

Vyacheslav Volodin
 Chairman of the State Duma
of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation


 Born February 4, 1964 in Alekseevka workers’ settlement of Khvalynsky district of Saratov oblast’.
1986: graduated from the Kalinin Institute of Agricultural Mechanization in Saratov, Department of Organization and Technology of Machine Repair, majoring in mechanical engineering. At the end of the 1980s he was a postgraduate student, assistant, senior lecturer and assistant professor at the Institute. 1990: deputy of Saratov City Council. 1992: chief administrator, deputy Head of the Saratov administration. 1993: joined the Volga Region Personnel Centre (since 1995, Volga Region Academy of Public Administration).
1994: member of the Saratov Oblast’ Duma, deputy Chairman of the Saratov Oblast’ Duma. Since April 1996: Vice-Governor, First Deputy Chairman of the Government of Saratov Oblast’. February 1999: moved to Moscow, co-founded companies under the Solnechnye Produkty holding
December 1999: Deputy of the State Duma of the third convocation from the electoral block Fatherland – All Russia.
September 2001: Headed the “Fatherland – All Russia” faction. December 2003: deputy of the State Duma of the fourth convocation in Balakovo single-seat constituency. December 2007: deputy of the State Duma of the fifth convocation from the UNITED RUSSIA political party. 2003–2010: deputy Chairman of the State Duma, first deputy Head of the UNITED RUSSIA faction. 2005–2010: Secretary of the Presidium of the UNITED RUSSIA General Council. October 2010: deputy Prime Minister and Head of Executive Office of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Since 27 December, 2011: first deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation. September 2016: deputy of the State Duma of the Seventh Convocation from the UNITED RUSSIA party.