RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments and additions to the Federal Act "on Veterans" adopted by the State Duma October 30, 2002 year approved by the Federation Council November 13, 2002 onwards (as amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), Article 1. To amend the Federal law on Veterans "(as amended by the Federal law of January 2, 2000 N 40-FZ) (collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 1995, no. 3, p. 168; 2000, N 2, p. 161), the following change and additions: 1. Article 1, after the words" veterans of the fighting in the territory of the USSR ", add the words" in the territory of the Russian Federation ".
2. In article 3, paragraph 1: sub-paragraph 1 worded as follows: "1), including soldiers discharged in the reserve (retired), persons performing military duties, a person of ordinary and commanding structure of bodies of Internal Affairs and State security organs, employees of these bodies, workers of the USSR Ministry of defence and the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation, the staff of the penal correction system of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation aimed at other States by the public authorities of the USSR , the State authorities of the Russian Federation and took part in the fighting in the line of duty in those States, as well as participating in accordance with the decisions of the organs of State power of the Russian Federation on the territory of the Russian Federation "; (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
3. Section III of the list of States, cities, territories and periods of warfare with participation of citizens of the Russian Federation Annex to the Federal law "about veterans" after "fighting in Syria and Lebanon: June 1982 year" supplement paragraphs read as follows: "tasks in the context of the armed conflict in the Chechen Republic and the adjacent territories of the Russian Federation, referred to the area of armed conflict: from December 1994 to Dec 1996 year tasks during counter-terrorist operations in the North Caucasus region : from August 1999 ".
Article 2. Funding provided for in this federal law, shall be made from the sources through which the implementation of appropriate measures for social protection of veterans.
Article 3. The President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation to bring its normative acts in compliance with this federal law.
Article 4. This federal law shall enter into force on January 1, 2004 year.
The President of the Russian Federation v. Putin Kremlin, Moscow, N November 27, 2002 158-ФЗ