Russian Federation and the Council of Europe
Membership of the Council of Europe: 28 February 1996 - 15 March 2022
Entry into force of the European Convention on Human Rights: 5 May 1998
First case under supervision of execution: Burdov (59498/00) Judgment final on 4 September 2002
* The Committee of Ministers decided, in the context of the procedure launched under Article 8 of the Statute of the Council of Europe, that the Russian Federation ceased to be a member of the Council of Europe as from 16 March 2022. On 23 March 2022, it adopted Resolution CM/Res(2022)3 on legal and financial consequences of the cessation of membership of the Russian Federation.