International law
in the XXI century
International and Comparative Law Research Center is the organizer of the International Law in the XXI Century Award for the best research paper on public international law
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by March 9, 2022


Vladimir Trofimchuk
International Policy Advisor to Deputy Minister of Transport. Holds an LLM from the University of Cambridge (2014) and BA with honours from MGIMO University (2013). Was an exchange student at Sciences Po Paris, France.
Manus manum lavat: can corruption be considered a state-imposed trade barrier?
Olga Magomedova
Holds an LLB (2017) and an LLM with honours from MGIMO University (2019). She won national and international essay competitions. She has a number of publications on international investment law.
Performance Requirements: a closer look at the nature of the controversial concept
Ruslan Kantur
Employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, graduated from the International Law School of MGIMO University (2017), has a number of publications on international criminal law, international humanitarian law, the law of international organizations.
International legal grounds and legal character of law-making powers of the United Nations transitional administrations
Alexey Vyalkov
Associate at Clifford Chance (international arbitration and litigation). Holds an LLB from Lomonosov Moscow State University (2015) and an MJur from the University of Oxford (2016), where he was a Hill scholar and awarded the Volterra Fietta Prize for International Dispute Settlement. In 2018, the London Court of International Arbitration awarded him the Gillis Wetter Memorial Prize for International Arbitration.
The role of equity in the assessment of damages under custom: where are Diallo and the Arctic Sunrise taking the law?
Aleksey Petrenko
Doctoral student at the University of Göttingen and a graduate of the Immanuil Kant Baltic Federal University (Kalinigrad) and University of Göttingen.
Economic sanctions and challenge of these in the WTO in the context of the national security exceptions (GATT Article XXI:(b)(iii))
Grigory Vaypan
The head of constitutional litigation practice of the Institute of Law and Public Policy and a graduate of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and Harvard Law School.
"To do a great right, do a little wrong": the concept of proportionality in contemporary international law.