Article 212. Subjects of the right of ownership.

1. In the Russian Federation recognized private, state, municipal and other forms of ownership. 2. Property may be owned by citizens and legal entities, as well as the Russian Federation, constituent entities of the Russian Federation, and municipal formations. 3. Features of the acquisition and termination of ownership of property, possession, use and disposal of them, depending on whether the property is owned by a citizen or legal entity, owned by the Russian Federation, a subject of the Russian Federation or a municipality, can be established only by law. The law defines the types of property that can only be in state or municipal property. 4. The rights of all owners are protected equally.

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Links to other articles of chapter 13. General provisions:
Article 209. Content of the right of ownership.
Article 210. Burden of maintenance of property.
Article 211. The risk of accidental loss of property.
Article 213. The property right of citizens and legal entities.
Article 214. The right of state ownership.
Article 215. The right of municipal property.
Article 216. The real rights of persons who are not owners.
Article 217. Privatization of state and municipal property.