Some thoughts on the Russian use of armed force in Ukraine
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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