Differences Between America And The Soviet Union Essay

1569 Words Nov 27th, 2014 7 Pages
When one thinks of the Russian and U.S. President they think of high tension, hostility and egocentrism. Throughout the last one hundred years the United States and the governments that have encompassed Russia have had a hostile relationship. During the Col War, there were times that both America and the Soviet Union were on the brink of a Nuclear War. Eventually as the Soviet Union fell and the new Russian government was established hostility began to arise again. Currently the relationship between America’s Barrack Obama and Russia’s Vladimir Putin can be described as just as bad as relations were during the darkest times of the Cold War. However, this is not an essay over President Barrack Obama and President Vladimir Putin. Rather, this is an essay that will discuss the comparing and contrasting aspects of the two executive structures. As one might expect there is a plethora of contrasting aspects between the two executive branches, but there are also a few similarities, which I will discuss in further detail as well. First and foremost, let us discuss the similarities between the two executive branches. If one were to look at the requirements of both executive branches they would see that this is the first similarity between the two. The Russian Federation Constitution says that any citizen may be elected President of the Russian Federation as long as they are 35 years of age and hold a permanent residence record. The same can be said for the United States and Article…

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