Sergey Sayapin


Dr. Sergey Sayapin ( is Assistant Professor in International Law at KIMEP University (Almaty, Kazakhstan) and the author of The Crime of Aggression in International Criminal Law: Historical Development, Comparative Analysis and Present State.

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Russia’s Withdrawal of Signature from the Rome Statute Would not Shield its Nationals from Potential Prosecution at the ICC

On 16 November 2016, the president of the Russian Federation issued bylaw № 361-rp “On the Russian Federation’s intention not to become a party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court”. It follows from paragraph 1 of the bylaw that the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, after consultations with a number…

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A “Hybrid” Tribunal for Daesh?

On 21 April 2016, Professor Robert Cryer published a concise analysis of the possible consequences of a resolution adopted by the UK House of Commons a day earlier, including of a possible referral of the situation involving crimes – war crimes, crimes against humanity, and, in particular, genocide – committed by members of Daesh to the International…

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