Russian Federation - competent authority
Unofficial English translation:
With regard to the provisions of Articles 1, 6, 9 and 15 of the above-said Convention, I have the honour to inform you that in conformity to the procedure existing in the Russian Federation legal documents issued by foreign law authorities and intended for the delivery to persons residing on the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as legal instructions of the above-mentioned law authorities should be forwarded for execution to the relevant Russian institutions by diplomatic channels through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. This procedure shall, by no means, prevent diplomatic and consular missions of foreign countries in the Russian Federation to present documents to citizens of the countries represented by these missions in accordance with the conditions stipulated in the last paragraph of Article 6 of said Convention.
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