There is a new revised version of this standard, not yet effective. To open the newest standard for the Russian Federation, please click here .The present document was developed in accordance with FSC's normative document for the development and maintenance of Forest Stewardship Standards. It contains certification requirements for all forest operations in the Russian Federation, including small and low-intensity managed forests. Revisions of Forest Stewardship Standards are ongoing, and all existing standards will be transferred to the revised Principles & Criteria version 5-2. All standards are valid until replaced by a new Forest Stewardship Standard.