On May 24, 2022, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikian, a meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held via videoconferencing.
The defense ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin), of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Colonel General Ruslan Zhaksylykov), of the Kyrgyz Republic (Lieutenant General Baktybek Bekbolotov), of the Russian Federation (Army General Sergey Shoygu), of the Republic of Tajikistan (Colonel General Sherali Mirzo), as well as the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas and the Head of the CSTO Joint Staff - Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov participated in the meeting.
The Russian Federation
The territory of the Russian Federation is 17075.4 thousand square kilometers, the population as of 01/01/2018 is 146 million 880 thousand 432 people. According to this indicator, the country ranks 9th in the world. Moscow is the capital of Russia.
In accordance with the Constitution adopted on December 12, 1993, the Russian Federation - Russia is a democratic federative legal state with a republican form of government.
The Russian Federation consists of republics, territories, regions, cities of federal subordination, autonomous region, autonomous districts - equal subjects of the Russian Federation.
State power in the Russian Federation is exercised by the President of the Russian Federation, the Federal Assembly, and the Government of the Russian Federation. State power in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation is exercised by the government bodies they form.
The President of the Russian Federation is the head of state, is elected for six years.
The Federal Assembly - the Parliament of Russia, is a representative and legislative body, consists of two chambers - the Council of the Federation and the State Duma.
The Council of Federation consists of two representatives from each subject of the Russian Federation, one from the representative and executive bodies of state power.
The State Duma consists of 450 deputies elected for four years.
Executive power is exercised by the Government of the Russian Federation.
Russia is a permanent member of the UN Security Council.
The CSTO Secretariat, the CSTO Joint Staff, the Branch of the CIS Executive Committee, etc. are located in the capital of the Russian Federation, Moscow.
Russia signed the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992 in Tashkent.
It is a member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, established in 2003 on the basis and in the development of cooperation within the framework of the Collective Security Treaty.
The President of the Russian Federation is Vladimir PUTIN.