Russian Federation’s Constitution of 1993 with Amendments through 2014


Judicial Independence

 
Article 120. 1. Judges shall be independent and shall be subordinate only to the Constitution of the Russian Federation and federal law. 2. Should a court establish when considering a case that a legal act of a State or other body conflicts with law, it shall take a decision in accordance with the law.
 

Judicial Council or Parallel Institution

 
Article 102. 1. The following shall be within the jurisdiction of the Council of Federation: […] g. appointment of judges of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation; h. appointment and dismissal of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation and deputies of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation; […].
 

Attorney General’s Office

 
Article 129. […] 2. The Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation and deputies of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation shall be appointed and dismissed by the Council of Federation upon a proposal of the President of the Russian Federation.

General Assembly - October 16, 2019

Report on the UN Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary

Human Rights Council - June 24, 2019

Report on freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly of judges and prosecutors

General Assembly - October 25, 2018

Report on Bar Associations

Human Rights Council - June 22, 2018

Report on Judicial Councils

General Assembly -October 17, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime

Human Rights Council - June 12, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime