MOSCOW, October 2 – Novosti. The agreement on the admission of the Donetsk People’s Republic to Russia has been submitted to the State Duma for ratification, the document is available in the Duma database.
The admission of new regions to Russia should be formalized by a vote of the State Duma and the Federation Council on the relevant constitutional law and international treaty, as well as the conclusion of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation on the compliance of the treaty with the fundamental law, Alexander Bashkin , a member of the Federation Council committee on constitutional legislation, previously told Novosti .
This requires, among other things, the adoption by the State Duma of a law on the ratification of an international treaty on the admission of a subject to Russia.
As Bashkin explained, the entry of a new entity occurs on the basis of an international agreement on admission to the Russian Federation, concluded by the two parties. At the same time, the proposal to enter Russia should be initiated by the foreign state itself.
After receiving this proposal, the President of the Russian Federation notifies the Federation Council, the State Duma, the government about it and, if necessary, conducts appropriate consultations with them. After the signing of the international treaty, the President of the Russian Federation applies to the Constitutional Court with a request to verify the compliance of the international treaty on the admission of a new subject, simultaneously with the international treaty, a draft federal constitutional law on the admission of a new subject to the Russian Federation is submitted to the parliament, the parliamentarian said.