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"Кто является главой государства в России?"

Translation:Who is Russia's head of state?

December 4, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fosajy

Could you also theoretically say "государства России" or does it have to be "государства /в/ России"? Is that an idiomatic thing?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OlegK.

Yes, it's acceptable. It has the same semantic difference as "the head of the state in the USA" vs "the head of the USA state".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Uses_Clozemaster

As a native speaker, I would never, ever say "the head of the USA state." It would be acceptable to say "the US head of state" or "the USA's head of state."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeneralChar

Putin is the head of state (President) and the head of government is the Prime Minister, Medvedev.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OgnjenGrkinic

Actually VVP is everything. Dmitry is just being used for the rotation of the positions.

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