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Constitution of the Russian Federation (1993)

Section One, Chapter 1, Article 9:

“Land and other natural resources shall be utilized and protected in the Russian Federation as the basis of life and activity of the people living in corresponding territories.”

Section One, Chapter 2, Article 42:

“Everyone shall have the right to a favorable environment [and] reliable information on the state of the environment and compensation for damage caused to his (her) health and property by violations of environmental laws.”