Sebastiaan Van Severen


Sebastiaan Van Severen is a PhD Researcher in public international law at Ghent University, Belgium. His work focuses on the Russian approaches to international humanitarian law. He is a member of the Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute (GRILI).

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Lavrov’s Lament: A Russian take on the rules-based global order

At the end of last month, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov wrote a spirited defence of international law in Kommersant, Russia’s main business paper. True to form, the country’s top diplomat lamented that, unlike the West, Russia still wants universally accepted principles of international law to govern international affairs. But what does it mean for…

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