Government Resolution No. 792 of August 13, 2016, approved the new Rules for the State Quarantine Phytosanitary Control (Supervision) at Checkpoints on the Border of the Russian Federation. The new Rules specify the role of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance in the phytosanitary control at the border, procedures for such controls and the basis for decisions on whether to allow or ban access of products of phytosanitary concern to the territory of the Russian Federation.

The new rules are explained in GAIN Report № RS1649 (issued by the U.S. Foreign Agricultural Service): Russian Federation: New Rules for Phytosanitary Control at the State Border of the RF.