Vasilenko I.A. Geopolitics of the modern world

M. Yurait Univ., Bakalavr. Ser. ISBN 978-5-9916-1433-7; 2011.

The second edition of the manual the modern comprises the concept of geopolitics as humanity science with accent on spiritual, emphasis on the spiritual, civilizational and cultural factors, the role and significance of which are amplified under the influence of the information revolution. For the first time in the domestic literature … read more

Dugin A.G. Geopolitics

 M.: Academic Project, Gaudeamus. ISBN 978-5-98426-107-4, 978-5-8291-1297-4; 2011.
Textbook „Geopolitics” summarizes the major trends, tendencies and schools of modern geopolitics. The book provides a detailed overview of the theoretical and scientific origins of geopolitics, the process of formation of different schools – Anglo-Saxon, Eurasian and coast school. … read more

Baryshev A.P. Modern U.S. and NATO strategy in the context of national security of Russia

 Moscow: OGI (United Humanitarian Publishing House). ISBN 978-5-94282-637-6; 2011.

The monograph examines the latest military-political attitudes of the Obama administration and NATO, reflected in the National Security Strategy of Nuclear Doctrine, the National Military Strategy U.S., NATO’s Strategic Concept and other documents, as well as in the speeches … read more

Implementation of international law into national legislation of the Republic of Moldova

Red. -Coord. Alexandru Burian. Ch.: CEP USM, 2011. 304 p. ISBN 978-9975-71-131-9.

The work is the result of scientific research aspect by collaborators International Law and International Relations Department of the Institute of History, State and Law of Moldavian Academy of Sciences during the years 2006-2010 the institutional project „Building the rule of state of law and the cultural and historical heritage of Moldova in the context of European integration”. … read more

Romania and Moldova In UKRAINIAN HISTORY TEXTBOOKS

As it is known, despite modern development of mass-media, their variety and constantly growing availability, the youth receives primary knowledge of history and culture of this or that country in systematized kind from history textbooks, at first both from school, and then from university. … read more

Hungary and Moldova in 1991 – 2011. INTERESTS OF HUNGARY: THEORY AND PRACTICE

In this article the author tries to outline some elements of history of diplomatic relations between Hungary and Moldova, and to express some thoughts about the possible role of the Hungarian state in the post-Soviet region. … read more

The OCCURRENCE AND the development of the REPUBLIC MOLDOVA: PROBLEMS AND IDENTITY PROSPECTS

The emergence of the Republic of Moldova was primarily due to international events of the end of XX century, the dismantling of the Soviet Union and, therefore, the bipolar system of international law. The analysis and evaluation of causes and effects of global transformation is still necessary to subject to the process of meditation, but it is quite obvious that in order to overcome the routine analytical thinking, life experience puts us in the face of problems, the nature and content of which is still difficult to understand and deal with. … read more

International settlements regarding adoption

Republic of Moldova is a country in transition, which aspires to join the European Union and continues to reform its legal system that will play an important role in promoting the country’s European integration. As a result of consecutive democratic transformations experienced by the Republic of Moldova, they have created their own legal basis to conduct the full process of harmonizing national legislation with international standards. … read more

ASPECTS OF ETHOPOLITICS IN ACTS OF CIS AND THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE

This article describes the International legislation to protect the rights of ethnic minorities. All human beings are equal before the law and are entitled to equal protection of the law against any discrimination and against any incitement to discrimination. … read more

DEPENDENCE RELATIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF COLD WAR

This article aims to provide a brief introduction to dependency theory offering examples taken from the Cold War period. Basic principles and first authors who have initiated the research in this new field of international relations are presented in the given research; among them we could find Raúl Prebisch, Paul Baran and Immanuel Wallerstein. … read more

THE CONTENT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION PROTECTED BY THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The freedom of expression, in particularly through the mass-media, is a powerful instrument that carries specific obligations and responsibilities. If it is vital to protect the right for freedom of expression because of its power to promote democracy, to discover abuses and to help the political, artistic, scientific and commercial progress, … read more

PROTECTION OF NATIONAL MINORITIES RIGHTS INTO THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS AND THE UN SYSTEM

In light of recent conflicts on the issue of minorities and European regulations, the issue of the protection of minority rights appears to be increasingly more important in a world of multiculturalism, which should be a world of dialogue and respect of human rights as well. … read more

INTERPRETATION OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS

Interpretation of commercial agreements plays crucial role in the international trade. A contract shall be interpreted according to the common intention of the parties. If such an intention cannot be established, the contract shall be interpreted according to the meaning that reasonable persons of the same kind as the parties would give to it in the same circumstances. … read more

THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS IN FOREIGN POLICY AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THE NEGOTIATIONS

The study of foreign policy, as well as the decision-making process in this area includes the study of the principles and laws which may explain the choice of conduct of such complex social organisms, as the Presidential Administration, Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Parliament. … read more

THE STRATEGIC DIMENSION OF ASYMMETRY

Identification of the adversary’s action modalities means to know exactly his/her nature, to identify his/her objectives and the way in which he/she intends to achieve them. The notion of „asymmetry” appears in this framework of tackling the stakeholders’ strategic actions. In the area of military and national security issues, this term represents the action, organization, and thinking which are different from those of the adversary, so as to … read more

THE EUROPEAN SYSTEM OF CENTRAL BANKS AND THE EUROSYSTEM

In accordance with Article 282(1) of the Treaty on European Union, the European Сentral Bank (ECB) and the national central banks shall constitute the European System of Central Banks (ESCB). The ECB and the national central banks of those Member States whose currency is the euro shall constitute the Eurosystem. … read more

THE IMPACT OF EUROPEAN UNION ACCESSION TO THE CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS: DEVELOPMENTS AND PERSPECTIVES

 Introduction

 Both legal and political doctrine in the past several dozen years experienced a great development of the idea about the accession of the European Union (EU) to the system of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR), including the issues related to responsibility sharing, policy making and last but not least conflict of jurisdiction between the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The EU accession to the ECHR is considered to be a major step in the development of human rights in Europe. … read more

MISSING PERSONS AND METHODS OF INCIDENTAL PROBLEMS (PART I)

Missing persons are people whose whereabouts are unknown to their families and (or) who were declared missing on the basis of trustworthy information, due to international or internal armed conflict, abuse or disorders in a certain state or another situation, which implies the participation of a neutral and independent mediator. … read more

THE TRANSNISTRIAN CONFLICT – THE PROSPECTS OF ITS RESOLUTION. A VIEW FROM KISHINEV
THE TRANSNISTRIAN CONFLICT – THE PROSPECTS  OF ITS RESOLUTION. A VIEW FROM KISHINEV

1.1. Historical Roots of the Conflict

The unresolved conflict between the central government and the leadership of the territories situated East of the Dnieper River plays an important role in the life of contemporary Moldova. This circumstance leaves an imprint on an entire complex of problems which determine economics and politics, international relations, as well as external economic and … read more