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By Heiko Krüger

ISBN-10: 3642117872

ISBN-13: 9783642117879

Dr. Heiko Krüger is an lawyer at legislation and commentator on overseas and ecu criminal affairs in Berlin, Germany. His examine pursuits contain secession conflicts, clash solution, the behavior of states and the consequences of such motion. Dr. Krüger is very focused on secession conflicts within the Caucasus quarter and the Kosovo case. After acquiring his doctorate in legislations, he labored as a criminal clerk on the German Ministry of overseas Affairs and the clinical division of the German Parliament. He has served as a member of the Ethics Committee of the nation of Berlin on the grounds that 2006. This treatise is essentially fascinated with the criminal points of the Nagorno-Karabakh clash. present advancements make it transparent that the juristic facets of secession conflicts are successively changing into blurred. additionally, their value is being outmoded in the framework of clash solution makes an attempt. The debatable popularity of Kosovo by way of numerous states in 2008 in addition to the both questionable attractiveness of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by way of Russia are only facets. the purpose of this treatise is consequently to concentration extra strongly at the criminal positions, and particularly to underline the significance of rules of foreign legislation in reference to the Nagorno-Karabakh clash. The research concentrates on elements of the Nagorno-Karabakh clash. at the one hand the legitimacy or illegitimacy of the secession of Nagorno-Karabakh is scrutinised in keeping with Soviet legislations and foreign legislation. during this appreciate, the present advancements within the situations of Kosovo, Abkhazia and South Ossetia also are taken into consideration. nonetheless, perception is equipped into how the behavior of the Republic of Armenia is to be assessed from a global legislation perspective.

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1 sentence 2 of the Law on Secession would have represented such territorial alteration and thus would have required the consent of the affected union republic. Correspondingly an autonomous right to secession of NagornoKarabakh under Art. 3 para. 1 sentence 2 of the Law on Secession independent of the Azerbaijan SSR would clearly have violated Art. 78 of the Constitution. Secondly, Art. 72 of the Constitution of the USSR expressly provided that the union republics retained the right to secede freely from the USSR.

Correspondingly the participation of the union republics during the secession procedure was mandatory. This requirement however was not satisfied. The leadership of Nagorno-Karabakh decided to hold the referendum alone and against the will of the leadership in Baku, although the latter had the decision-making authority in constitutional and non-constitutional terms. Furthermore, under section 4 of the Law on Secession, the Supreme Soviet of the union republic was required to set up an electoral commission with participation of the representatives of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Two days before, on 8 December 1991, Belarus, Russia and the Ukraine declared that the USSR no longer existed as an entity. In the course of subsequent events various successor countries of the USSR, including Armenia and Azerbaijan, established the CIS with the Declaration of Alma-Ata, including the express undertaking to respect their borders. Finally the USSR was formally dissolved on 26 December 1991. On 6 January 1992 the formerly proclaimed Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh declared its national independence.

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