Russian Federation

Abolitionist in practiceLegal status of the death penalty*
0Number of individuals currently under sentence of death
0Executions in 2021
0Executions in 2020
0Executions in 2019

1999Last known execution
ShootingMethod(s) of execution
YesParty to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
NoParty to the Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty
Not applicableParty to the American Convention on Human Rights
Not applicableParty to the Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty
YesUN Moratorium Resolution (2010): cosponsor
ForUN Moratorium Resolution (2010): vote
NoUN Moratorium Resolution (2010): has signed the Note Verbale of Dissociation
YesUN Moratorium Resolution (2012): cosponsor
ForUN Moratorium Resolution (2012): vote
NoUN Moratorium Resolution (2012): has signed the Note Verbale of Dissociation
NoDoes the country have a mandatory death penalty?
2021-07-29Last update


Source: Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide
*Source of classification: Amnesty International
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