RUSSIAN FEDERATION Federal Act concerning the accession of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe Charter adopted by the State Duma on February 21, 1996 year approved by the Federation Council February 22, 1996 year Article 1. On behalf of the Russian Federation to accede to the Statute of the Council of Europe.
Article 2. Costs associated with membership in the Council of Europe, the Russian Federation, including the costs of ensuring compliance with the obligations arising from the relevant international treaties, include in the federal budget as a separate line in the costs section of the international activities in accordance with the scale of assessments for the Russian Federation, including the 1997 year as a State possessing the status of the main contributor of the Council of Europe.
Article 3. 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 19 February 23, 1996-FZ