Lauri Mälksoo


Lauri Mälksoo is Professor of International Law at the University of Tartu in Estonia. He is a member of the executive board of ESIL and was the main organizer of ESIL’s annual conference in Tallinn in 2011. He is currently Emile Noel Fellow at NYU School of Law and is working on a monograph entitled “Russian Approaches to International Law” (forthcoming with OUP).

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Crimea and (the Lack of) Continuity in Russian Approaches to International Law

On 27 March 2014, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution calling upon states not to recognize changes in status quo of Crimea region. 100 states voted in favor, 11 were against and 58 abstained. In terms of international law, Ukraine’s continued sovereignty over Crimea is supported by the absolute majority of states, even though Crimea is…

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