Lauri Mälksoo


Lauri Mälksoo is Professor of International Law at the University of Tartu and Director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute, a think tank based in Tallinn. He is member of the executive board of the European Society of International Law and associate member of the Institut de droit international. He is the author the monograph “Russian Approaches to International Law”

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Russia and China Challenge the Western Hegemony in the Interpretation of International Law

On 25 June 2016, the Presidents of Russia and China adopted a common Declaration on the Promotion of International Law in Beijing. The Declaration has already been subject to insightful commentary in the Western blogosphere, for example by Ingrid Wuerth. The context of the Declaration is that both Russia and China have recently faced criticism…

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