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Russian Federation

Founding Member State

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a Founding Member of the United Nations. The Russian Federation continues, as of 24 Dec. 1991, the membership of the former USSR in the United Nations; see the Historical Information from the UN Treaty Collection.


General Assembly

Security Council

Economic and Social Council

Permanent Member of the Security Council

The Russian Federation is a permanent member of the Security Council, under Article 23 of the Charter

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Draft Resolutions Sponsored

Periodic Reports on Human Rights Conventions

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International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Convention on the Rights of the Child

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

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