On Foreign Intelligence

Original Language Title: О внешней разведке

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION federal law on foreign intelligence passed by the State Duma of the year December 8, 1995 (text as amended by the federal laws on 07.11.2000 N 135-FZ;
30.06.2003 N 86-FZ; from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ;
from 14.02.2007 N 20-FZ; from 08 N 424-FZ;
from 23.06.2014 N 159-FZ; from 30.12.2015 N 468-FZ) this federal law defines the status, the basis for the Organization and functioning of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, the procedure for the monitoring and supervision of its activities.
Chapter i. General provisions article 1. Russian Federation Foreign Intelligence foreign intelligence the Russian Federation as a specially created State bodies, bodies of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence is an integral part of the security forces of the Russian Federation and is designed to protect the security of individuals, society and the State against external threats using this federal law defined methods and tools.
Article 2. Intelligence activities are monitored by the intelligence activities of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation through: 1) extraction and processing of information about issues affecting the vital interests of the Russian Federation, real and potential, actions, plans and intentions of foreign States, organizations and individuals (hereinafter-intelligence);
2) assist in the implementation of the measures undertaken by the State to ensure the security of the Russian Federation.
The need to implement the intelligence activities define the limits of their powers, and the President of the Russian Federation Federal Assembly, on the basis of the impossibility or inexpedience to ensure the security of the Russian Federation in other ways.
Article 3. The legal basis for intelligence activities legal basis for intelligence activities shall be the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other federal laws and other regulatory legal acts federal authorities regarding the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies within its competence and in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, normative legal acts regulating their activities.
Article 4. The principles of intelligence Reconnaissance activities on the basis of the following principles: 1) Division of competencies between federal executive agencies, members of the security forces of the Russian Federation;
2) rule of law;
3) respect for human and civil rights and freedoms;
4) subsidiarity and President of the Russian Federation to the Federal Assembly;
5) combinations of vowels and covert methods and tools.
Article 5. The purpose of Intelligence Purposes intelligence activities are: 1) the President of the Russian Federation, the Federal Assembly and the Government of the Russian Federation intelligence they need for decision-making in the political, economic, military, scientific, technological and environmental fields;
2) ensuring conditions conducive to the successful implementation of the policy of the Russian Federation in the field of security;
3) promotion of economic development, scientific and technological progress of the country and the military-technical security of the Russian Federation.
Intelligence activities cannot be implemented to achieve the objectives of the inhuman, as well as for the achievement of purposes not provided for in this federal law.
Article 6. The powers of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation to achieve the objectives of the intelligence activities of the foreign intelligence authorities of the Russian Federation is granted the following powers: 1) establishing cooperative relations on a confidential basis with individuals voluntarily providing the consent;
2) implementation of encrypting staff and for the Organization of its work, using for that purpose a departmental affiliation;
3) use for conspiracy, documents zashifrovyvajushhih the identity of employees staffing, institutional affiliation units, organizations, premises and means of transport of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies;
4) interaction with the organs of State security; (As amended by the Federal law dated 08 N 424-FZ) 5) conclusion with the federal executive bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations of the Russian Federation agreements needed to implement the intelligence activities;
6) Organization and provision within its field of competence, on protecting State secrets in the institutions of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation, including the definition of the modalities for the implementation of the physical and technical protection of these institutions, measures to prevent leakage via technical channels of information constituting a State secret;
7) security agencies of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation and members of their families in the receiving State;

8) security seconded outside the territory of the Russian Federation citizens of the Russian Federation in the course of their work have access to the information constituting a State secret, staying with them and members of their families;
9) interaction with the intelligence and Counterintelligence Services of foreign States in the manner prescribed by this federal law;
10) creation of special educational institutions, institutions for perfectionning, research organizations and archives, release special editions;
11) ensuring their own safety, i.e. protection of its assets and information against unlawful actions and threats;
12) establishment of institutional structures (entities), necessary for the functioning of the organs of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
For the implementation of its activities, the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation may, at its own licensing and certification to acquire, develop (except for cryptographic protection), create and operate information systems, communications and data transmission system, as well as the means of information protection against leakage via technical channels.
Article 7. Funding and logistical support to foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation Providing foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation is spending commitment of the Russian Federation. Draft estimates for foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation are considered in closed meetings of the relevant committees (sub-committees) the Chambers of the Federal Assembly and approved in closed session, the State Duma and the Federation Council. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) logistics of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies are financed by centralized resources of the Russian Federation, as well as through the acquisition of the necessary logistical resources from enterprises, institutions and organizations.
Foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation may have an official housing fund, formed in accordance with the procedure set out by the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 8. Information security organs of the Russian Federation Foreign Intelligence person permitted to information about foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation, is in the process of registration of access to the information constituting a State secret, if otherwise not stipulated by federal laws. This procedure includes a written commitment not to disclose this information. Violation of this obligation entails the established federal law.
Documents in the archives of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies, representing the historical and scientific value, rassekrechivaemye in accordance with the Federal law, passed on to permanent storage in the State archival service of Russia.
Documents of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies, containing information about their staff, on persons having (had) a confidential assistance to foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, as well as about those authorities used methods and tools are stored in the archives of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies.
Article 9. Communication of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies, public relations of the Russian Federation to inform the public about its activities in the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies, their staff communicate with public associations, the media and citizens of the Russian Federation through specially formed for this purpose in the structure of these bodies relevant services.
Media materials about activities of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation shall not contain information constituting a State secret.
Is not subject to disclosure information affecting privacy, honour and dignity of citizens, which has become known for foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation in the implementation of their activities, except for the cases stipulated by the Federal law.
In order to prevent the possible use of mass media for the disclosure of information about foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation, State secrets, the authors prepared for publishing material about foreign intelligence the Russian Federation or the Editorial Board of the media who have received these materials may seek expert advice to the appropriate authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, which should in this case, install either a lack of data submissions specified information and to submit such a conclusion to the author or to the editor of the media.

Publication of media materials on foreign intelligence the Russian Federation containing information constituting a State secret, leading to its disclosure or publication of untrue information, caused the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies, their staff moral or material damage shall entail liability in accordance with the federal laws.
CHAPTER II. The ORGANIZATION of the ACTIVITIES of the BODIES of the FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SERVICE of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION Article 10. The establishment of the Russian Federation Foreign Intelligence Surveillance activities are carried out as independent and outside other federal bodies of executive power bodies of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence.
Creation, reorganization, and abolishment of autonomous authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation carried out as prescribed by the Federal law governing the formation of federal bodies of executive power.
Decision on the establishment, on the reorganization and to abolish the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation to the federal body of executive power, the President of the Russian Federation shall be taken on the proposal of the head of the appropriate federal body of executive power.
The provisions of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation shall be approved by the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 11. The scope of activities of bodies of the Russian Federation Foreign Intelligence Reconnaissance activities within its competence are: 1) the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation, in the political, economic, military-strategic, scientific-technical and ecological spheres, in the sphere of encrypting, classified and other types of special communication using electronic means and methods outside the Russian Federation, as well as in the sphere of security agencies of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation , and seconded outside the territory of the Russian Federation citizens of the Russian Federation in the course of their work have access to the information constituting a State secret; (As amended by the Federal law 30.06.2003 N 86-FZ) 2) the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation Defense Ministry military, military-political, military-technical and military-economic and ecological areas. (As amended by the Federal law 30.06.2003 N 86-FZ) 3) (repealed-federal law 30.06.2003 N 86-FZ) 4) (repealed-federal law 30.06.2003 N 86-FZ) intelligence organs of the federal security service is carried out in cooperation with foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation and in accordance with the Federal law on federal security service ". (As amended by the Federal law 30.06.2003 N 86-FZ) Article 12. The leadership of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies general management foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation.
The President of the Russian Federation: 1) defines the tasks of intelligence activities;
2) supervises and coordinates the activities of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation;
3) within the limits of authority determined by federal laws, action on the matters related to the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, including the feasibility of concluding agreements between the multisectoral bodies of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence and foreign intelligence and Counterintelligence Services of foreign States;
4) appoints the heads of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
Article 13. Methods and tools for intelligence activities in the process of intelligence activities of the foreign intelligence authorities of the Russian Federation may use vowels and undercover methods and tools, the specific nature of which is determined by the conditions of this activity.
Methods and means of intelligence activities should not cause harm to the life and health of the people and be detrimental to the environment Wednesday.
The use of methods and means of intelligence activities against citizens of the Russian Federation on the territory of the Russian Federation is not allowed.
Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies to achieve the objectives of the right to use intelligence information systems, video and audio, film and photography, removing information from the technical communication channels, as well as other methods and tools which meet the requirements of paragraph 2 of this article.
How to use undercover methods and means of intelligence activities is determined by federal laws and legal acts of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies.
The content of the normative legal acts on the use of covert methods and means of intelligence activities is a State secret.
Ensure your own safety is monitored by the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation in accordance with the Federal law "on operational investigative activities".
Article 14. Provision of intelligence information

Intelligence provided to the President of the Russian Federation, the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Government and defined by the President of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of Executive and judicial bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations. Intelligence may also be granted to federal authorities, the members of the security forces of the Russian Federation.
Heads of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation shall bear personal responsibility before the President of the Russian Federation for accuracy, objectivity and timeliness of intelligence.
Heads and other officials of the federal bodies of legislative, Executive and judicial authorities, enterprises, institutions and organizations, members of the Federation Council and State Duma deputies, who provided intelligence information bear sitting federal law responsible for disclosure of information constituting a State secret or revealing the sources of the information.
Article 15. Principles and forms of interaction between the organs of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence between themselves, foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation with the federal executive bodies engaged in counter-intelligence activities and bodies of State security, as well as with the intelligence and Counterintelligence Services of foreign States (as amended by the Federal law dated 08 N 424-FZ) principles and forms of interaction between the organs of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, both among themselves and with federal bodies of executive power undertaking counter-intelligence activities and bodies of State protection shall be determined by the legislation of the Russian Federation and concluded agreements on its basis. (As amended by the Federal law dated 08 N 424-FZ) relationship between foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation with the intelligence and Counterintelligence Services of foreign States shall be established on the basis of international treaties of the Russian Federation, including interdepartmental agreements.
Within the established relationship official representatives of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence sent to foreign States in the order determined by the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 16. Relationship between foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation with the federal executive bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive power have assisted the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies in carrying out intelligence activities, if it is not associated with a change in the basic directions of activity of the aforementioned federal bodies of executive power. Reimbursement for providing such assistance is a spending commitment of the Russian Federation. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) how foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive power in matters relating to assisting foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation in the implementation of intelligence activities is determined by the President of the Russian Federation.
The terms of the relationship the foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation with the federal executive bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations of the Russian Federation establishes the relevant treaties.
CHAPTER III. Legal status and SOCIAL PROTECTION of FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION and persons assisting THOSE BODIES Article 17. Foreign intelligence officials of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence officials of the Russian Federation are members of the armed forces and civil servants staff, as well as not part of the personnel of the armed forces, civil servants and workers voluntarily received respectively to military service or civil service or work in these bodies.
An employee of the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation may be a citizen of the Russian Federation does not have citizenship (nationality) of a foreign State and is capable of on his professional and personal qualities, age, education and health to fulfil its mandated responsibilities.
Person one of the mismatch in the second part of this article the requirements concerning professional qualifications, age, education, health or other requirements established by federal laws, constitutes grounds for denial of admission (translation) of his military service or civil service or foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation, as well as for termination of contract with him on military service (service contract , employment contract) with the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation.

The number of foreign intelligence officers of the Russian Federation shall be established by the President of the Russian Federation.
The armed forces of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies are subject to federal laws governing military service, taking into account established by this federal law and other federal laws features stemming from the specificity of running the specified by the military functions. Especially military service, soldiers belong to the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies, and provide them with all the allowances, additional safeguards and measures of legal and social support for these soldiers and their families, due to the specificity of the specified functions, soldiers performed are established by federal laws. Guarantees and legal and social support for military foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation and members of their families are implemented in accordance with the procedure determined by the President of the Russian Federation, unless otherwise stipulated by federal laws.

Soldiers of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation the age limit of stay in military service is established for: 1) General of the army, Admiral of the fleet, Colonel-General, Admiral-60 years;
2) Lieutenant General, Vice Admiral, major-general, Rear Admiral-55 years;
3), Colonel, Captain, Lieutenant-Colonel rank 1, rank 2 captain, major, Captain grade 3-50 years;
4) soldiers with other rank-45 years;
5) female soldiers-45 years.
(Part is supplemented by federal law from 23.06.2014 N 159-FZ) against members of the armed forces of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies, have reached the age limit of stay in military service, a decision on the conclusion of the contract, the duration of the new contract or reject a contract shall be made by the head of the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation or the head of the federal body of executive power, which includes authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation in accordance with normative legal acts of the President of the Russian Federation.
The civil servants and employees of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation is subject to the legislation of the Russian Federation, respectively, on the State civil service and labour legislation of the Russian Federation, taking into account the peculiarities stipulated by federal laws and other regulatory legal acts.
In accordance with the objectives of the foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation, normative legal acts of the President of the Russian Federation, normative legal acts of the Government of the Russian Federation, as well as the regulations of the appropriate federal bodies of executive power in the manner determined by the President of the Russian Federation, the State civil servants and employees of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation may establish special conditions for payment of labour, additional guarantees and legal and social support measures.
Foreign intelligence officials of the Russian Federation shall be subject to the compulsory State dactyloscopy registration, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Members of the armed forces of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies cannot be members of public associations pursuing political goals.
Civil servants and employees of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation may not create public associations pursuing political goals.

Military personnel, civil servants and employees of State bodies of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence allowed to establish contacts with persons who knowingly that they are foreign nationals, the foreign media, foreign and international organizations, non-profit organizations, serving as a foreign agent, as well as posting their personal information on social networking websites, blogs (Microblogs) and other networking communities information and telecommunication network "Internet" in the manner and under the conditions that are defined by the head of the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation or the head of the federal body of executive power, which has jurisdiction over the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 30.12.2015 N 468-FZ) of the armed forces and civil servants of State bodies of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence, their spouses and minor children may not open and operate accounts (deposits), store cash and valuables in foreign banks located outside the territory of the Russian Federation, hold and (or) use foreign financial instruments, if it is not due to the challenges of intelligence activities. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 30.12.2015 N 468-FZ)

Soldiers, civil servants and employees of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, having registered outside the Russian Federation the right to own property shall, within the period defined by the head of the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation or the head of the federal body of executive power, which has jurisdiction over the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, to take measures for its exclusion. If it is not possible to take such measures in connection with the arrest, the prohibition orders imposed by the competent authorities of a foreign State in accordance with the legislation of the foreign State in the territory of which the property, or in conjunction with other circumstances beyond the control of the specified persons, such measures must be adopted within one year from the date when it became possible to their adoption. Each case of failure to comply with such requirements will be reviewed in accordance with the established procedure at a meeting of the Certification Commission. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 30.12.2015 N 468-FZ)

(Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law from 14.02.2007 N 20-FZ), Article 18. Composition of the organs of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation to the personnel composition of the organs of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation are appointed to corresponding posts, soldiers and civil servants of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation authorities, whose responsibilities are directly related to the implementation of intelligence activities. The composition of the list of posts is determined by the corresponding body of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation. (As amended by federal law from 14.02.2007 N 20-FZ), Information about specific individuals to the personnel composition of the organs of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, including those laid off from these bodies constitute a State secret and may be disclosed only with the authorization of the head of the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, and in cases not related to exigencies, and must be the written consent of these persons.
The composition of the staff of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation authorities to perform their duties may, in accordance with the requirements of this federal law without disclosing their affiliation with foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation to hold posts in the federal executive bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations. Officials of the aforementioned federal bodies of executive authorities, enterprises, institutions and organizations are established by federal laws responsible for disclosing information about these employees to foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation.
The composition of the staff of foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation prohibits taking indirect participation in the activities of the legislative (representative) or the judiciary, as well as voluntary associations and religious organizations in the Russian Federation in order to influence the nature of their activities.
The composition of the staff of foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation may not, unless it is of the service may require, to engage in part-time other paid activity, except teaching, scientific and other creative activity carried out with the consent of the head of the relevant authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
Article 19. Persons providing confidential assistance Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies to achieve the objectives of the intelligence activities of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation authorities can install on a grant or reimbursable cooperation relations with adult capable persons voluntarily providing consent to provide confidential assistance to the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation. The relationship of such persons is determined by the normative legal acts of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence.
Foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation does not have the right to ask for confidential assistance to members of the Federation Council, deputies of the State Duma, deputies of the legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the judges of the courts of the Russian Federation and prosecutors at all levels in the Russian Federation, clergy and authorized representatives of officially registered religious organizations in the Russian Federation.
Information on persons providing confidential assistance (have been) foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation constitute a State secret and declassification in connection with the expiration of the maximum permissible period of classification of State secrets shall not be. Access to this information is restricted to the head and authorized them to the appropriate authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation.

In order to ensure the safety of persons providing confidential assistance (have been) foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation and their families can be taken for their protection, not violate the rights and lawful interests of other persons.
The procedure for conducting such activities shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 20. The legal position of foreign intelligence officers of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence officers of the Russian Federation shall perform the duties and have the rights provided by the legislation of the Russian Federation for citizens of the Russian Federation, with the exception of restrictions established by federal laws.
Soldiers, civil servants and employees of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation are under the State protection. No one, except for the bodies and officials directly authorized by federal laws, shall not interfere with the performance of foreign intelligence officers of the Russian Federation. (As amended by federal law from 14.02.2007 N 20-FZ), protection of life and health, honour and dignity, as well as the property of foreign intelligence officers of the Russian Federation and members of their families from unlawful encroachments and threats in connection with the implementation of intelligence activities is provided by foreign intelligence agencies of the Russian Federation in order to be determined by normative legal acts of the Russian Federation. (As amended by federal law from 14.02.2007 N 20-FZ) Status of an employee of the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation may not be used for purposes incompatible with his responsibilities.
Article 21. The responsibility of foreign intelligence officers of the Russian Federation for the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation for an offence shall be liable in accordance with the federal laws.
Belonging to the Russian Federation Foreign Intelligence authority and involvement in the implementation of intelligence activities do not relieve the employee of the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation from its liability to the federal laws.
Article 22. Social support of foreign intelligence officers of the Russian Federation and members of their families, social support of foreign intelligence officers of the Russian Federation and members of their families is guaranteed by federal law.
All employees of the staffing of these bodies are subject to mandatory State personal insurance at a rate of 180 salaries salaries (salaries), installed on the day of payment.
The harm caused to health officer staffing authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation or a member of his family in connection with the implementation of intelligence activities shall be compensated in full, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. These persons are granted a lump sum cash payment ranging from 12 to 84 salaries salaries (salaries), established on the date of payment, depending on the degree of disability in accordance with the procedure determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.
In the event of the death of the employee staffing authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation or a member of his family in connection with the implementation of intelligence activities appropriate federal body of executive power shall pay the expenses of preparation for transport and the transport of mortal remains to the place of burial, stipulated in the will or the specified close relatives (in their absence-the leadership authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation), as well as the burial of the remains of foreign intelligence officer of the Russian Federation. The family of the deceased is provided a lump sum settlement of 180 salaries salaries (salaries), installed on the day of payment. In addition, the family of the deceased enjoyed in other social guarantees in dealing with social protection as prescribed by federal laws.
While in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation several grounds for a specified lump sum payment is made on one ground for choosing recipient.
The State has the obligation to facilitate unconditional release of employee staffing authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation and members of his family, detained, arrested or sentenced outside the territory of the Russian Federation in connection with the implementation of intelligence activities.
In the event of total or partial loss of the officer cadre of the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation as a result of his suitability for decryption or other reasons beyond its control, the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation is obliged to employ a specified employee or create conditions for its training, including compensation related expenses.

Property damage caused by the staffing officer of the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation and members of his family in connection with the implementation of intelligence activities shall be compensated by the State in accordance with the civil legislation of the Russian Federation.
In the case of attracting foreign intelligence officers of the Russian Federation outside the personnel, to perform occasional reconnaissance missions and attack in connection with the consequences described in parts of the third seventh of this article on the staff subject to the rights, social guarantees and compensation provided to employees staffing the foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation. (Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law dated 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), Article 23. Social protection of persons providing (which) confidential assistance to the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation person rendering (provider) confidential assistance Russian Federation Foreign Intelligence authority and is not a citizen of the Russian Federation, can be taken on his request the citizenship of the Russian Federation in the manner prescribed by federal laws.
The period of cooperation of the person adopted Russian citizenship, with the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation included in his seniority. Social protection of such persons shall be conducted in accordance with parts of third-seventh article 22 hereof.
Social protection of persons providing (which) confidential assistance to the authority of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation and is not a citizen of the Russian Federation, is carried out in accordance with the procedure set out by the President of the Russian Federation.
CHAPTER IV. Control and supervision of the ACTIVITIES of the FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SERVICE of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 24. Parliamentary control over the activities of foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation, the parliamentary control over the activities of foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation shall be as established by federal laws, as well as by checking the accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, the implementation of the approved by the State Duma and the Federation Council budgets for foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation. To this end, the Court of accounts of the Russian Federation, a special group from among its members.
The Group shall have the right to request from the authorities of the Russian Federation Foreign Intelligence documents relating to the execution of expenditure, to hear at their closed meetings, reports from the heads of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation on the issues.
Relationships with the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies are made through the relevant committees (sub-committees) created by each of the Chambers.
Members of these committees (sub-committees) and the ad hoc group of the Accounting Chamber of Russian Federation, their vehicles may proceed with the execution of its responsibilities for the implementation of the functions provided for in this article only after your admission to the information constituting a State secret in the manner prescribed by the laws of the Russian Federation "on State secrets".
Members of the Federation Council and State Duma deputies receive information about foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation exclusively through the relevant committees (sub-committees) the Chambers of the Federal Assembly.
Members of the Federation Council and State Duma deputies, employees of apparatus of Chambers of the Federal Assembly should not pose a threat to the disclosure of information about individuals that have (had) a confidential assistance to the Russian Federation foreign intelligence about specific individuals to the personnel composition of the organs of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation, as well as about those authorities used methods and tools.
Article 25. Prosecutorial supervision supervision of the enforcement of foreign intelligence bodies of the Russian Federation, federal laws, the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation and authorized them to prosecutors.
Information on persons that have (had) the Russian Federation foreign intelligence bodies confidential assistance, as well as on the Organization, methods and means of implementation of the activities of the organs of the foreign intelligence service of the Russian Federation for supervision are not included.
Chapter V final provisions Article 26. The entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
Since the entry into force of this federal law shall be declared null and void the following legislative acts of the Russian Federation: 1) Russian Federation law "about foreign intelligence" (records of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1992, no. 32, art. 1869);
2) Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation dated July 8, 1992 "year of the entry into force of the law of the Russian Federation foreign intelligence" (records of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1992, no. 32, St. 1870).

The President of the Russian Federation and to entrust the Government of the Russian Federation to bring its normative acts in compliance with this federal law.
The President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow, N 5 January 10, 1996-FZ