The decree prohibits all Russian entities and individuals from supplying, selling or transferring military goods to Georgia from Russian Federation territory or through Russian Federation citizens. The prohibition covers arms and military equipment, related material goods and also dual-use goods that can be used for military purposes, regardless of where they are produced. The prohibition takes effect from the day the decree comes into force and will remain in effect until December 1, 2011. The decree prohibits the use of rail, water and air transport for the supply of military or dual-use goods, holding consultations and providing assistance or services related to the production, servicing or use of arms and military equipment, and services to train specialists in the military field.
The Government of the Russian Federation has received the following instructions:
a) Should facts come to light that foreign states and (or) foreign organisations and citizens and also stateless persons permanently residing on foreign territory are supplying to Georgia military goods that are creating a destabilising build-up of arms and military equipment or are in some other way contributing to regional instability, the Government shall immediately propose the imposition of special economic measures against them;
b) Should it come to light that foreign states and (or) foreign organisations are selling or transferring to Georgia Russian (Soviet) designed or produced arms and military equipment, the Government shall propose restricting or halting military-technical and military-economic cooperation with such states and (or) organisations.