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Convention with related protocol, signed at Washington June 17, 1992;  Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate September 8, 1992 (Treaty Doc. 102-39, 102d Congress, 2d Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations November 18, 1993 (Senate Executive Report No. 103-17, 103d Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate November 20, 1993; Ratified by the President December 9, 1993; Exchange of instruments of ratification at Moscow December 16, 1993; entered into force December 16, 1993.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future