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Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union

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The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union was the highest legislative body in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the only one with the power to pass constitutional amendments. It elected the Presidium serving as the collective head of state of the Soviet Union, formed the Council of Ministers and the Supreme Court, and appointed the Procurator General of the Soviet Union.
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