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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Decree of the President of the Russian Federation ('Yeltsin's Peace Plan')
Record 371

Country :


Agreement Title/Name:
Decree of the President of the Russian Federation ('Yeltsin's Peace Plan')
Year :
Date Signed :

31 March 1996

Summary :

Initiative from Yeltsin with two main aspects, the gradual withdrawal of federal troops, and signals of a readiness to negotiate. Loose process sketched out as including free and democratic elections in Republic; devolution of power; culmination in a treaty delimiting powers with the possibility of eventual resolution of Chechnya?s status. At this time Yeltsin issued an order to the Russian military to cease offensive military operations.

Parties :
Russian Federation
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
1(d) the convocation of a peaceful political forum composed of reps from the Chechen Rep, and the participation of federal and local organs of state power; 1. (e)the free democratic elections for the legislature of the Chechen Republic
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
2. the president to recommend to the Duma an urgent decree of amnesty for the participants of the armed confkicts not guilty of grave crime
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
3. to form a state commission of the Russian Federation of the resolution of the crisis I the Chechen Rep, with the aim of coordinating efforts by the Federal goct to normalize the situation in the Chechen Rep, and of supervising the carrying out of the Program for resolving the crisi in the Chechen Rep
International Community :
UN Involvement :
Source :
Hard copy on file

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