Original HRC document


Document Type: Final Decision

Date: 2018 Sep

Session: 39th Regular Session (2018 Sep)

Agenda Item: Item6: Universal Periodic Review



Human Rights Council Thirty-ninth session

10–28 September 2018

Agenda item 6

Decision adopted by the Human Rights Council on 21 September 2018

39/114. Outcome of the universal periodic review: Russian Federation

The Human Rights Council,

Acting in compliance with the mandate entrusted to it by the General Assembly in its

resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006, and with Human Rights Council resolutions 5/1 of 18

June 2007 and 16/21 of 21 March 2011, and President’s statement PRST/8/1 of 9 April

2008, on the modalities and practices for the universal periodic review process,

Having conducted the review of the Russian Federation on 14 May 2018 in

conformity with all relevant provisions contained in the annex to Council resolution 5/1,

Adopts the outcome of the review of the Russian Federation, comprising the report

thereon of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review,1 the views of the State

concerning the recommendations and/or conclusions made, and its voluntary commitments

and replies presented before the adoption of the outcome by the plenary to questions or

issues not sufficiently addressed during the interactive dialogue held in the Working


26th meeting

21 September 2018

[Adopted without a vote.]

1 A/HRC/39/13.

2 A/HRC/39/13/Add.1; see also A/HRC/39/2, chap. VI.