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Russia Weapons of mass destruction Stats

Definitions

  • Chemical Weapons Convention ratification: Date of ratification of the Chemical Weapon Convention (CWC) of countries who either declared chemical weapon stockpiles, are suspected of secretly stockpiling them, or are running chemical weapons research programs.
  • Chemical weapons destruction deadline: Date by which certain member states of the Chemical Weapon Convention (CWC) have contractually agreed to destroy their declared stockpile of chemical weapons.
  • Chemical weapons possession:

    Status of possession of chemical weapons of countries that either declared chemical weapon stockpiles, are suspected of secretly stockpiling them, or are running chemical weapons research programs.

  • Declared chemical weapons stockpile: Declared stockpile of chemical weapons.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Chemical Weapons Convention ratification November 5, 1997 2014
Chemical weapons destruction deadline 29 April 2012 (pledged by 2015-20) 2013
Chemical weapons possession Known 2014
Declared chemical weapons stockpile 40,000 tonnes 2013 1st out of 5

Citation

"Russia Weapons of mass destruction Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Russia/Military/Weapons-of-mass-destruction

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