Russia's WTO entry problems

Russia has been seeking World Trade Organization (WTO) membership since 1993. The protocol on Russia's joining the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the WTO was signed in Geneva on December 16, 2011. The accession, however, was challenged by some MPs in the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federarion.

Upper house ratifies protocol on Russia's WTO accession

MOSCOW, July 18 - RAPSI. The Federation Council ratified on Wednesday the protocol on Russia's accession to the WTO, the PRIME business news agency reports.