Duma Speeches: A Term Frequency Analysis

Russian State Duma Transcripts 1994–2021

Version 1.0, published: Oct. 8, 2021

Open Access

Daniel Marcus

Main category: Elites
Additional categories: Political Parties And Politicians
dekoder.org (2021): Duma Speeches: A Term Frequency Analysis, v. 1.0, Discuss Data, <doi:10.48320/FB52DAC2-66E3-47A3-86C5-B2A3DADF41BF>.


This dataset consists of three parts:

(1) A database of more than 385,000 transcripts from speeches and oral contributions made in the Russian State Duma between 11 January 1994 and 17 June 2021.

(2) A database of Duma deputies and members of the Russian Federation Council since 1994.

(3) A frequency analysis of the terms used by the deputies in their Duma speeches.

This is the data used in the word counting tool at https://duma.dekoder.org/.
The raw data was acquired from the official Duma API http://api.duma.gov.ru/ (currently available in Russia only).




Parliamentary Debates State Duma Russian Politics Russia

Language of data

German Russian


Political Science

Methods of data collection

Web Scraping

Methods of data analysis

Quantitative Content Analysis Raw Data For Analysis