Article 5 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Article 5. Competent federal executive bodies in the sphere of denomination of geographical objects shall carry out denomination of geographical objects in accordance with other federal executive bodies within the sphere of competence thereof in accordance with the modalities envisaged by the legislation of the Russian Federation”.
Amends: Federal Law No. 152-FZ of 1997 "On denomination of geographical objects". (1997-12-18)
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Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new ROMANOV Dynasty continued this policy of expansion across Siberia to the Pacific. Under PETER I (ruled 1682-1725), hegemony was extended to the Baltic Sea and the country was renamed the Russian Empire. During the 19th century, more territorial acquisitions were made in Europe and Asia.
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