• Short Summary

    On April 19 first session of the USSR Supreme Soviet resumed its work.

    Chairman of the?

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    On April 19 first session of the USSR Supreme Soviet resumed its work.

    Chairman of the joint session of both houses greeted on behalf of all deputies members of the US Congress delegation with Mr. D. Brademas at the head who are guests of the USSR Supreme Soviet.

    Then the session discussed and adopted new rules of the Supreme Soviet proceedings and amendments to the Rules regulating the activities of permanent parliamentary commissions.

    In the evening same day the Supreme Soviet considered the formation and composition of a new Soviet Government - the Council of Ministers of the USSR.

    Alexey Kosygin who was appointed by the Supreme Soviet Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers suggested the composition of the Government which was okayed by CC CPSU and party fraction of the Supreme Soviet.

    According to the Constitution the Soviet Government includes ministers, chairmen of State Committees, deputy-chairmen of the Council of ministers of the USSR and chairman of the union republican Council of Ministers (15 persons).

    Then the session appointed Supreme Court, Attorney-general and chairman of the USSR state Bank.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5KWR5XZK0BJZ3HYGNOS903GD8
    Media URN:
    VLVA5KWR5XZK0BJZ3HYGNOS903GD8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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