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Contracting Parties  >   Universal Copyright Convention 1952 > Russian Federation 

AccessionFebruary 27, 1973
Entry into forceMay 27, 1973

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made on April 20, 1973:
"In acceding to the Universal (Geneva) Copyright Convention of 1952, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics declares that the provisions of Article XIII of the Convention are outdated and are contrary to the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514(XV), 14 December 1960), which proclaims the necessity of bringing to a speedy and unconditional end colonialism in all its form and manifestations".