Is Russia really a United Nations member state?
To date, the UN Secretariat refuses to declassify docs that would show Russia’s accession to it or shed some light onto the situation.
Per documents, the UN’s Security Council permanent member state is the USSR, not Russia. The UN Security Council might have turned a blind eye to this fact in 1991, but it does not automatically legalize Russia’s membership in it.
In his interview with European Pravda’s editor Sergiy Sydorenko, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Sergiy Kyslytsia explains the situation. Watch the interview in Ukrainian on our YouTube channel or read our article Russia Falsifies its UN Security Council Membership? Ukraine’s Accusations Explained.