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Yury Tikhomirov

in International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Russia attaches importance to the development and consolidation of international relations on the basis of rigid observance of principles and norms of international law. The basic relationship ... More


Jus and Lex in Russian Law: A Discussion Agenda

William E. Butler

in Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Whether and to what extent the ‘rule of law’ existed in the past and/or exists in Russia has become a matter of overriding concern. Perceptions of the rule of law influence foreign investment ... More


The Human Trafficking Laws

Lauren A. McCarthy

in Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws, from Crime to Courtroom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453892
eISBN:
9781501701375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453892.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter explains how the absence of a trafficking law impeded Russian law enforcement in two ways. First, law enforcement had no way to assess or show the government the size and scope of the ... More


Introduction

Lauren A. McCarthy

in Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws, from Crime to Courtroom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453892
eISBN:
9781501701375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453892.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This introductory chapter narrates the sentencing in a Russian court of three men for trafficking women to Europe and distributing them to brothels in Spain, France, Belgium, and Germany. Their ... More


The Status of and Challenges to Religious Freedom in Russia

Roman Lunkin

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter catalogues the torturous path of the treatment of religion in post-communist Russia. It begins with the implementation of a new legal regime of broad religious freedom during the period ... More


Hope and Bitterness in the Reform of Russian Bankruptcy Law

Frederique Dahan

in Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Although insolvency legislation appeared on the statute books of most of the countries of the former Soviet bloc, the actual practice of bankruptcy was mostly unknown under the state-controlled ... More


Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws, from Crime to Courtroom

Lauren A. McCarthy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453892
eISBN:
9781501701375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453892.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

In response to a growing human trafficking problem and domestic and international pressure, human trafficking and the use of slave labor were first criminalized in Russia in 2003. This book explains ... More


Conclusion

Lauren A. McCarthy

in Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws, from Crime to Courtroom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453892
eISBN:
9781501701375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453892.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This concluding chapter provides an overview of the Russian law enforcement on trafficking. The enforcement system has pursued three main types of trafficking: sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and ... More


The Frontiers of the North Caucasus

Michael Khodarkovsky

in Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449727
eISBN:
9780801462894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449727.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes Russia's conquest and colonization of North Caucasus. Russia's annexation of the North Caucasus began in earnest in the 1760s with the construction of the Mozdok Fortification ... More


Criminality and war

Cerwyn Moore

in Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075995
eISBN:
9781781702697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the themes of criminality and criminalisation. It first studies the various Chechnya groups from 1996 to early 1998, and then examines the evolving dynamics of Russian law ... More


Disciplining Laboring Husbands

Barbara Alpern Engel

in Breaking the Ties That Bound: The Politics of Marital Strife in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449512
eISBN:
9780801460692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449512.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter sheds light on attitudes toward domestic violence in Russia, as articulated by the men and women whose voices have been preserved in the chancellery's files. By the second half of the ... More


Irrigation

David Moon

in The Plough that Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199556434
eISBN:
9780191747243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556434.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

There was a great deal of discussion to making up for the shortage of water by artificial irrigation. There were problems: Russian law on property rights was a hindrance to large-scale irrigation; ... More


The Aftermath: Peter the Great and the Age of Enlightenment

Valerie Kivelson

in Desperate Magic: The Moral Economy of Witchcraft in Seventeenth-Century Russia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451461
eISBN:
9780801469381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451461.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter discusses Peter the Great’s introduction of two radically new principles into Russian law, with almost immediate consequences in Russian courtrooms. His Ecclesiastical ... More


Conclusion: The Politics of Marital Strife

Barbara Alpern Engel

in Breaking the Ties That Bound: The Politics of Marital Strife in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449512
eISBN:
9780801460692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449512.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter describes changes in Russian law in the early twentieth century. The revised passport law of March 12, 1914, ended the chancellery's role in resolving marital disputes. The ... More


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