On The Procedure For Granting The Russian Federation Military And Civilian Personnel To Participate In The Maintenance Or Restoration Of International Peace And Security

Original Language Title: О порядке предоставления Российской Федерацией военного и гражданского персонала для участия в деятельности по поддержанию или восстановлению международного мира и безопасности

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on the procedure for granting the Russian Federation military and civilian personnel for participation in activities to maintain or restore international peace and security, adopted by the State Duma May 26, 1995 onwards (as amended by the Federal law dated 07 N 4-FL) chapter I General provisions article 1. This federal law defines the procedure of the Russian Federation for military and civilian personnel, organizing his training and to participate in activities to maintain or restore international peace and security.
Article 2. In the present Federal law under activities to maintain or restore international peace and security, with the participation of the Russian Federation refers to peacekeeping operations and other measures taken by the Security Council of the United Nations, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, regional bodies or through regional bodies or agreements of the Russian Federation or by virtue of bilateral and multilateral international treaties of the Russian Federation and non-enforcement action under the UN Charter (hereinafter-peacekeeping) as well as international enforcement action with the use of armed force, mandated by the UN Security Council adopted in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations for the removal of threats to the peace, breaches of the peace or act of aggression.
Article 3. The military and civilian personnel provided by the Russian Federation to participate in the referred to in article 2 hereof activities to maintain or restore international peace and security, can include individual soldiers and military formations of the Russian Federation armed forces (military units with appropriate weaponry and military equipment, means of support and security), as well as civilians-individuals (or groups) of federal bodies of executive power.
The participation of military and civilian personnel in the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security may include the supervision and monitoring of compliance with agreements on a cease-fire and the cessation of other hostilities, disengage the conflicting parties, disarming and disbanding their units, production engineering and other works, assist in addressing the problem of refugees, the provision of medical and other humanitarian aid, policing and other security functions to the population and respect for human rights and maintenance in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations international enforcement action. (As amended by the Federal law dated 07 N 4-FZ), the Russian Federation could participate in peacekeeping activities, also through the provision of food, medicine and other humanitarian assistance, communications equipment, vehicles and other material and technical resources.
Article 4. If in connection with the provision of the Russian Federation for military and civilian personnel to participate in the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security assumed an international treaty of the Russian Federation, the decision to conduct the negotiations and signing of the international treaty shall be taken by the President specified by the Russian Federation or the Government of the Russian Federation within the powers defined by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other federal laws.
In the case of an international treaty of the Russian Federation on granting the Russian Federation military and civilian personnel to participate in the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security, this Treaty is subject to ratification in accordance with the procedure established by federal law, if such a treaty should allocate additional budgetary allocations or contract provides for provision of military units of the armed forces of the Russian Federation to participate outside the territory of the Russian Federation in international enforcement action using armed forces , as well as on other grounds established by federal laws.
Article 5. Russian Federation independently in the light of its obligations under the UN Charter and other international treaties determines in each case, the appropriateness of its participation in activities to maintain or restore international peace and security.
The effect of this federal law shall not apply to the procedure for the use of the armed forces of the Russian Federation to the Russian Federation's implementation of the inherent right of individual or collective self-defence to repel the armed attack, in accordance with article 51 of the UN Charter.
Chapter II procedure for taking decisions on granting the Russian Federation military and civilian personnel for participation in peacemaking

Article 6. The decision to send outside the territory of the Russian Federation of individual soldiers to participate in peacekeeping activities was adopted by the President of the Russian Federation.
The President of the Russian Federation defines the area indicated troops their task, subordination, term and procedure for replacement, as well as establishes in accordance with federal laws for additional guarantees and compensations specified troops and their families.
The President of the Russian Federation was adopted the decision to withdraw these troops, if due to changes in the international military and political situation to further their participation in peacekeeping becomes impractical.
Article 7. The decision to send outside the territory of the Russian Federation military forces of the Russian Federation armed forces to participate in peacekeeping activities was adopted by the President of the Russian Federation on the basis of the decision of the Federation Council on the possibility of using the armed forces of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation.
The proposal, made by the President of the Russian Federation in the Federation Council, must include information about the area of operation specified military units, their objectives, the total number, the type and composition of armaments, subsidiarity, stays or its renewal, replacement and withdrawal, as well as established in accordance with the federal laws of the additional guarantees and compensations for military servicemen of military forces and their families.
The President of the Russian Federation was adopted the decision to withdraw these troops, if due to changes in the international military and political situation to further their participation in peacekeeping becomes impractical.
The decisions taken by the President of the Russian Federation informed the Federation Council and State Duma.
Article 8. Military personnel assigned in accordance with articles 6 and 7 of this federal law to participate in peacekeeping activities, on a voluntary basis, with soldiers performing military service under the contract. The soldiers must undergo a preliminary special training.
Article 9. The decision to send outside the territory of the Russian Federation on a voluntary basis of civilian personnel for participation in peacekeeping activities was adopted by the Government of the Russian Federation.
The Government of the Russian Federation are also taken decisions on the supply of food, medicine and other humanitarian assistance, communications and other logistical resources, vehicles with their crews, komplektuemymi, on a voluntary basis, for the delivery of humanitarian assistance and logistical resources.
The Government of the Russian Federation defines the area of action specified civilian personnel, its objectives, duration of stay and order replacements, as well as establishes in accordance with federal laws for additional guarantees and compensations sent individuals, including members of the crews of vehicles and members of their families.
The Government of the Russian Federation was adopted the decision on the revocation of specified civilian personnel, if due to changes in the international political-military situation continued its participation in peacekeeping becomes impractical.
The withdrawal of civilian personnel, the President of the Russian Federation may be taken concurrently with decisions on withdrawal of military personnel provided for in articles 6 and 7 of this federal law.
Chapter III procedure for taking decisions on granting the Russian Federation military forces of the Russian Federation armed forces to participate in international enforcement action using armed forces Article 10. The decision to send outside the territory of the Russian Federation military forces of the Russian Federation armed forces under the UN Charter to participate in international enforcement actions with the use of armed force is taken by the President of the Russian Federation on the basis of the decision of the Federation Council on the possibility of using the armed forces of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation and in accordance with the ratified and entered into force for the Russian Federation, an international agreement or If an international treaty cannot be assumed, in accordance with the Federal law.
The proposal, made by the President of the Russian Federation in the Federation Council, must include information about the area of operation specified military units, their objectives, the total number, the type and composition of armaments, subsidiarity, stays or its renewal, replacement and withdrawal, as well as established in accordance with the federal laws of the additional guarantees and compensation to military specified military units and their families.

A proposal for ratification of an international treaty or a draft federal law under this article may be submitted to the State Duma following the adoption by the Council of the Federation.
The President of the Russian Federation was adopted the decision to withdraw these troops, if due to changes in the international military and political situation to further their participation in international enforcement action using armed forces becomes impractical.
The decisions taken by the President of the Russian Federation informed the Federation Council and State Duma.
Article 11. The decision to send outside the territory of the Russian Federation military forces of the Russian Federation armed forces to participate in international enforcement action using armed forces made available to the UN Security Council on the basis of the UN Charter a special agreement with the UN Security Council, was adopted in accordance with the decision of the UN Security Council in the manner and under the conditions laid down in article 10 hereof.
Article 12. In the case of the need to ensure military units of the armed forces of the Russian Federation to international enforcement actions with the use of armed force, food, communications, vehicles and other logistics, medical and other services to the Government of the Russian Federation on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation shall decide on the Organization of such security and the direction outside the territory of the Russian Federation on a voluntary basis to the appropriate civilian personnel.
The Government of the Russian Federation defines the area of action specified civilian personnel, its objectives, duration of stay and order replacements, as well as establishes in accordance with federal laws for additional guarantees and compensations are assigned to individuals and their families.
The President of the Russian Federation or on his behalf by the Government of the Russian Federation was adopted the decision on the revocation of specified civilian personnel, if due to changes in the international political-military situation continued his involvement in such activities becomes impractical.
Chapter IV training and provide military and civilian personnel provided by the Russian Federation to participate in the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security, Article 13. For the purposes of education, training and participation of military personnel in peacekeeping activities in the armed forces of the Russian Federation formed a special contingent.
The procedure for the formation, composition and strength of the specified contingent shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 14. The Government of the Russian Federation organizes and provides training, certification, medical examination and training of military and civilian personnel assigned to participate in the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security, as well as establishes and provides guarantees and compensations specified personnel, including compulsory life and health insurance, in accordance with federal laws.
Article 15. Training and equipping the military formations of the Russian Federation armed forces sent to participate in the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security, are made at the expense of the federal budget on defense. The cost of maintaining military personnel for the period of participation in these activities provided for in the federal budget as a separate article.
The costs of training and participation in activities to maintain or restore international peace and security of civilian personnel, as well as the cost of providing the food, medicine and other humanitarian assistance, communications equipment, vehicles and other logistical resources are provided for in a separate line in the federal budget for international activities.
Additional expenditure on these objectives is possible only after the enactment of the Federal law.
The Government of the Russian Federation is in the Federation Council and State Duma of the conclusion of the necessary costs related to the provision of military and civilian personnel to participate in the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security, develops and represents the State Duma draft federal laws on the allocation of additional funds for these purposes, together with an indication of the sources of their funding, and also solves issues related to UN reimbursement , regional bodies and individual States of the costs of the Russian Federation to participate in this activity.
Chapter V final provisions

Article 16. The Government of the Russian Federation to the Council annually of the Federation and the State Duma of the Russian Federation report on participation in activities to maintain or restore international peace and security.
Article 17. In connection with the entry into force of this federal law: 1. invite the President of the Russian Federation to bring its legal acts in compliance with this federal law.
2. To entrust the Government of the Russian Federation to bring the adopted legal acts in compliance with this federal law.
Article 18. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
The President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow, N June 23, 1995 93-FZ