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Changes to administrative division in Russia

According to the new law 163-FZ “On general principles of organization of local government in Russian Federation”, extra level of administrative division is introduced on municipality level for urban okrugs with inner-city division. Urban okrugs with inner-city division are further divided into inner-city rayons. Therefore a two-level municipal division is a further supported strategy. Its structure is now the following. See structure ➙