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Constitution of the Russian Federation (1993)

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.”

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.”