Some thoughts on the Russian use of armed force in Ukraine

  • Magne Frostad

Abstract

The ongoing Russian military activities on the Crimean peninsula are in violation of the general prohibition on the use of force under international law and none of the well-agreed upon exceptions to that prohibition would seem to apply. Instead, the Russian activities constitute an armed attack on Ukraine.

Keywords: Use of military force, invitation, occupation, minorities, Ukraine, Russia

Citation: Arctic Review on Law and Politics, vol. 5, 1/2014 pp. 146–149. ISSN 1891-6252

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Published
2014-04-30
How to Cite
Frostad, M. (2014). Some thoughts on the Russian use of armed force in Ukraine. Arctic Review, 5(1). Retrieved from https://arcticreview.no/index.php/arctic/article/view/57
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Original Articles
Keywords
Use of military force, invitation, occupation, minorities, Ukraine, Russia