Chairman --- Kiriyenko,
Sergey (Presidential Envoy to the Volga Federal District) (Interfax 4 May
Established by Presidential decree 4 May.
The state commission, it "provides coordination between federal executive
power bodies, executive power bodies of Russia's regions and local self-government
bodies in implementing state policy in the sphere of chemical disarmament."
Main Functions of the State Commission include:
- coordination between federal executive power bodies, executive
power bodies of Russia's regions, and local self-government bodies involved
in activities in the sphere of chemical disarmament by defining the necessary
- the working out of proposals for the Russian president and government
on implementing state policy in the sphere of chemical disarmament and
on key avenues of activity designed to ensure the safe disposal of chemical
weapons and to liquidate or convert the facilities producing it, and on
international cooperation in this sphere".
Member --- Bezborodov, Nikolai (deputy chairman of the Duma Defense Committee)
(Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 18 Oct 02).
Intended to be "the main expert body of the state commission on chemical
disarmament" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 13 Jul 01).
"The council functions under the under the presidium of Russian Academy
of Sciences and Russian Ammunition Agency" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey
13 Jul 01).