Russian Federation: Ratification of Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

State Russian Federation
Treaty Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)
Action Type Ratification
Depositary Government of the United States of America
Date 5 March 1970
Note
The Treaty was signed and ratified by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.  By note of January 30, 1992, the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the United States of America informed the Department of State that the Russian Federation continues to exercise the rights and fulfil the obligations arising from the Treaty as a nuclear-weapon state.  “Accordingly, the Government of the Russian Federation shall perform, in lieu of the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the functions of one of the Treaty Depositaries.”
 

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Other Actions Signature on deposit with London — 1 July 1968
Ratification on deposit with London — 5 March 1970
Signature on deposit with Moscow — 1 July 1968
Ratification on deposit with Moscow — 5 March 1970
Signature on deposit with Washington — 1 July 1968