On May 11–13, 2023, the annual St. Petersburg International Legal Forum was held in St. Petersburg.
On May 11, 2023, Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director General, spoke at the session “The New Global Order: Legal Modelling and Forecasting”. He noted that according to a number of parameters, the world has long been multipolar, and the United States does not have complete freedom of action, however, the world finances still retain signs of a unipolar model. RIAC Director General also noted that the parameters...
In the absence of other achievements, Poland touts the seizure of the school as a “victory” over Russia
On the eve of the May holidays, the Polish authorities
the building housing the Russian Embassy school, which was famous for its long traditions and high level of education. The Embassy lost its educational institution in the year of the school’s 70th anniversary. In 1953, the Soviet Embassy and the government of the Polish People’s Republic reached an agreement to transfer the school...
... peaceful methods is judicial settlement. As for the application of this principle to ICT, the widespread desire to establish a global court with jurisdiction over transnational crimes in ICT has led to a variety of approaches in domestic and foreign international law doctrine [
]. This issue is particularly relevant nowadays, given a steep rise in the number of cyber offences.
In 2010, the UN General Assembly adopted
to address the issue of consolidating the existing judicial ...
... can subsequently make it more difficult to get medical assistance and compensation in cases of injury or death. Third, both companies and their personnel are frequently prone to abusing their positions, which entails various breaches of national and international law.
These circumstances make it necessary to introduce international legal regulation in this sphere to prevent transgressions by both companies and their personnel and ensure access to justice and legal remedies.
Interview with Kamrul Hossain, Director of the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law at the University of Lapland
As part of the series of interviews “International Law in Action,” a second interview took place with
, Professor, Director of the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law at the University of Lapland. Prof. Hossain spoke on topical problems of the Arctic ...
... the Iranian dossier. This is especially true of the US Representative to the UN Kelly Craft, who called in June on Russia and China "
to join a global consensus on Iran's conduct
It turns out that it was the United States that undermined international law and ensured isolation for itself.
The main reason for the current crisis is that the United States
withdrew from the JCPOA
in May 2018, thereby depriving itself of the rights and opportunities to use the mechanisms provided for by the ...
... such as the European Union, NATO, and the Eurasian Economic Union. This article explains why Moscow, Washington and Brussels decided to recognize new countries
à la carte
instead of applying the Montevideo Convention.
According to International law, European law and Russian law, members of international organizations must be recognized states. In such a context, the debate regarding the future of Kosovo, Abkhazia and South-Ossetia remains frozen due to the dialogue between Moscow ...
The headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva hosted a course on International humanitarian law (IHL) for practitioners and decision-makers.
The headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva hosted a course on International humanitarian law (IHL) for practitioners and decision-makers. Having opened on October 20, 2019, the event focused both on the basic principles of IHL and law enforcement issues, as well as new challenges related to the...
... as part of a joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the
Royal United Services Institute, RUSI
“Russian-British Security Dialogue”.
The seminar was attended by leading Russian and British experts on maritime security, international law, the Arctic, transport and logistics. The participants discussed the existing and potential security challenges and threats in the Arctic, the issues of interaction between the two countries in ensuring freedom of navigation and the ...
... Cyber Command carried out a cyberattack against Iranian units that were allegedly involved in the
on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman the previous week, even though the United States provided no evidence to support its claim.
Cyberattacks and International Law
Two Cyber Resolutions Are Better Than None
The legitimacy of the attack, like many others, is questionable. Similarly, international legal proceedings have yet to be launched against the United States in connection ...