WTO: How membership has changed rules in Russia
On August 22 2012, Russia joined the World Trade Organization (WTO). In doing so, Russia agreed to be bound by a complex network of international trade rules, and gave a number of commitments to bring its laws and practices into line with those rules, either immediately upon accession or after a certain transition period. The aouthors describe the transformative first six months of Russia’s accession to the WTO
Director of the Information Offi ce on Russia’s accession to WTO talks about the importance of this event for the Russian economy.
Economic integration and the growing institutionalization of bilateral economic relations is partly the goal of Russia-EU cooperation. Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) facilitates achievement of this goal, because now Russia and the EU have to play by the same rules in bilateral trade. The working hypothesis in this paper is that despite a range of remaining problems Russia’s WTO accession is a positive development in Russia-EU trade and economic relations, because it provides a firm institutional basis for synergy of Russia-EU and Eurasian (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan) economic integration.
The article is devoted to a particular form of freedom of assembly — the right to counter-demonstrate. The author underlines the value of this right as an element of democratic society, but also acknowledges the risk of violent actions among participants of opposing demonstrations. Due to this risk, the government may adopt adequate measures restricting the right to counter-demonstrate, certain types of which are analyzed in this paper.
Development of standards of international controllability is reviewed in the article. Institutional approach is applied to development of international legal regime of Energy Charter. Definition of controllability is connected to development of international standards of dispute settlement, which are described in the article in detail. In connection with controllability, Russian interest, defense of investment in European Union and ecological investment encouragement, is reviewed in the article.
мировое управление и управляемость, Мировая экономика, международное экономическое право, энергетическая хартия, International control and controllability, International economics, international economic law, Energy Charter
международное частное право; недвижимость; ; школа бартолистов; бартолисты; теория статутов; статуарная теория/