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New law on apostille affixing

28 November 2015 the Federal law establishing legal framework for affixing apostille in the Russian Federation was adopted (hereinafter – the “Law”)1.

The Law was prepared in accordance with the Hague Convention of 1961, abolishing the requirement of foreign official documents legalization (hereinafter – the “Convention”), the international treaty, providing for the procedure of affixing apostilles, and is aimed at detailing the Convention`s provisions.

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