Information on the recent law which abolishes the residence permit system [RUS15465.E]

Attached please find an unofficial translation by FBIS of the text of the law "On the Right of Citizens of the Russian Federation To Freedom of Movement and To Select Their Permanent and Temporary Place of Residence Within the Russian Federation" as reported in the newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta on 10 August 1993.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Rossiyskaya Gazeta [Moscow in Russian]. 10 August 1993. "Law, Decree on Right of Citizens To 'Choose Place of Residence'." (FBIS-USR-93-108 20 Aug. 1993, pp. 89-92)