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Russia. 2014 ‘Export Controls.’ National Report of the Russian Federation on Its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), pp. 10-13. New York NY: Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations. 1 January

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7. Export controls…

Federal Act No. 114 of 19 July 1998 on military and technical cooperation between the Russian Federation and foreign States provides for a State monopoly, which ensures that:

- Exclusive authority is exercised by the Russian State authorities;
- Authorization procedures for the export and import of military goods are introduced…

In accordance with the regulations on the procedure for military and technical cooperation between the Russian Federation and foreign States, approved by Presidential Decree No. 1062 of 10 September 2005 (hereinafter referred to as "Decree No. 1062"), as amended by Presidential Decree No. 8380 of 14 November 2013:

- The export of military goods, including small arms and light weapons, within the framework of military and technical cooperation is carried out in accordance with decisions by the President, the Government and/or the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation on the basis of licences issued by the Service in accordance with the procedure established by the regulations on the procedure for the licensing in the Russian Federation of the import and export of military goods, approved by Decree No. 1062;

- Decisions to allow the export of small arms and light weapons require a duly legalized document containing an undertaking by the competent authority of the foreign State that the small arms and light weapons being exported from the Russian Federation will be used only for the stated purposes and will not be re-exported or transferred to third countries without the consent of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as "end-user certificate") (para. 7 of the regulations on the procedure for military and technical cooperation between the Russian Federation and foreign States, approved by Decree No. 1062)…

The Russian Federation is devoting increased attention to improving the system for monitoring the end use of small arms and light weapons…

The procedure for carrying out such monitoring was established by Government Decision No. 604 of 6 October 2006 approving the regulations on the monitoring of compliance by the competent authorities of foreign States with obligations concerning the proper use of specific types of military goods supplied from the Russian Federation. The Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation is responsible for coordinating monitoring…

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