Russian Federation

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.
Although the Russian Federation ceased to be a High Contracting Party to the Convention on 16 September 2022, it remains bound by obligations under the Convention, including to implement judgments of the Court, in accordance with Article 58 of the Convention, and the Committee of Ministers continues to supervise the execution of the judgments and friendly settlements concerned.
In accordance with the Strategies on such execution (CM/Inf/DH(2022)25, §§ 14-16; CM/Inf/DH(2023)22, § 19), and the relevant decisions of the Committee (CM/Del/Dec(2022)1451/A2a, § 4; CM/Del/Dec(2023)1475/A2a), the following documents have now been made public:
  • a general information document setting out the individual and general measures needed for the effective implementation of all pending Russian cases (H/Exec(2023)12, to be updated annually, in December)
  • a register of outstanding just satisfaction awards, to be updated regularly to show the amount of default interest accrued. A register of just satisfaction in the inter-state cases is also provided.

Overview of main issues before the Committee of Ministers - Ongoing Supervision.

 Main cases under supervision

Summaries of a selection of main reforms and achievements reported in final resolutions.

 Main achievements

Updated regularly to show the amount of default interest accrued.

 Just satisfaction in interstate cases

 Just satisfaction in individual cases