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Vera Rusinova

  • Vera Rusinova has been at HSE University since 2012.

Education and Degrees

  • 2017

    Doctor of Sciences* in International Law, European Law
    Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

  • 2005

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in International Law, European Law
    Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy of Sciences
    Thesis Title: Violations of International Humanitarian Law: Individual Criminal Responsibility and Judicial Prosecution

  • 2004

    Master's in International Law
    Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Law

  • 2002

    Degree in Law
    Kaliningrad State University, Law

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Letter of Thanks by the Director of the UNIDIR (UN Institute for Disarmament Research) - 2021

    Laureat of the HSE Contest of the best research papers in Russian - 2022

  • Best Teacher – 2021, 2020, 2017, 2016

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2013)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2017/2018)

Editorial board membership

  • 2020: Member of the Editorial Council, International Cybersecurity Law Review.

  • 2018: Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies.

  • 2015–2021: Member of the Editorial Board, Международное правосудие.

Conferences

  • 2021
    Tartu International Law Conversations (Тарту). Presentation: Russia's Views on the Regulation of Cyber Operations in International Law
  • Глобализация и право: проблемы формирования Global Legal Skills (Москва). Presentation: Подготовка юристов-международников в России: перезагрузка
  • Current Issues in Armed Conflicts (Женева). Presentation: Application of International Humanitarian Law to 'Cyber Conflicts': A Critical Perspective
  • XIII Конвент Российской Ассоциации международных исследований (Москва). Presentation: Санкции в ответ на случаи вредоносного использования информационно-коммуникационных технологий
  • 2020

    Research seminar of the 'International Law in the Digital Age' Research and Study Group (Москва). Presentation: "The International Legal Principle of Non-Interference and Deterence of Cyber-Operations"

  • Die Verfassungsreform in Russland: Inhalte und Umsetzung, Webinar der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde. Presentation: Völkerrechtliche Bezüge der Verfassungsreform
  • ‘Influence of International Courts and Dispute Settlement Bodies on the Lawmaking’ (Калининград). Presentation: Privacy and Mass Surveillance at the Сrossroads
  • Bruges Сolloquium on International Humanitarian Law “New Technologies on the Battlefield: Friend or Foe?” (Брюгге). Presentation: International Humanitarian Law and Cyber Operations: Applicability and Thresholds
  • 2018
    Круглый стол в рамках Ежегодного собрания Российской Ассоциации международного права «Международное право прав человека и развитие информационных технологий: в поисках баланса между свободой и безопасностью» (Москва). Presentation: «Международное право прав человека перед лицом развития информационных технологий: интересы, нормы и акторы»
  • 2017
    "Competing Narratives” in the Russia-West Relationship (Вена). Presentation: Principle of non-intervention 
in the context of cyber operations
  • Таллинское руководство 2.0 (Москва). Presentation: Киберпространство и права человека
  • Петербургский международный юридический форум (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Международная ответственность государства за нарушение обязательств по защите прав человека в отношении компаний
  • Research Seminar in the framework of the Project "International Law: Rise or Decline?" (Берлин). Presentation: Human Rights Obligations of International Organizations and the R2P Discourse
  • Decline or Transformation? Norm Change and Values in International Law (Берлин). Presentation: Is the Prohibition of Torture Eroding?
  • 2016
    THE EVOLUTIONARY INTERPRETATION OF TREATIES: The UN Charter and the European Convention on Human Rights Facing Modern Challenges (Москва). Presentation: The European Court of Human Rights as a Driving Force of Humanitarization of Armed Conflicts
  • Экспертное обсуждение решения Палаты предварительного производства Международного уголовного суда от 27 января 2016 года (Москва). Presentation: Решение Палаты предварительного производства Международного уголовного суда от 27 января 2016 года: вопросы международного гуманитарного права
  • X Международная научно-практическая конференция "Кутафинские чтения" - "Развитие российского права: новые контексты и поиски решения проблем" (Москва). Presentation: Будущее международного права в эру развития кибер-технологий
  • Операции в киберпространстве во время вооруженных конфликтов и принцип пропорциональности: мысли вслух (Москва). Presentation: Кибератаки: пропорциональность и необходимые меры предосторожности

  • 2015
    XIII Международный конгресс «Блищенковские чтения» (Москва). Presentation: Применение Конвенции о защите прав человека и основных свобод к вооруженному конфликту на востоке Украины
  • Вооруженный конфликт: проблемы соотношения jus ad bellum, jus in bello и международного права прав человека (Москва). Presentation: Права человека в вооруженных конфликтах: проблемы соотношения норм международного гуманитарного права и международного права прав человека
  • Competing Narratives between Russia and the West (Лондон). Presentation: Respect for sovereignty, use of force and the principle of non-intervention in internal affairs of other States
  • V Московская юридическая неделя. XVI Ежегодная международная научно-практическая конференция и IX Международная научно-практическая конференция «Кутафинские чтения». (Москва). Presentation: Проблемы международно-правового регулирования положения интернированных лиц
  • Актуальные проблемы прав человека (Москва). Presentation: Понятия “юрисдикция” и “вменение” в решениях Европейского суда по правам человека по делам о непризнанных республиках
  • 2014
    «Информационная безопасность, кибервойна и международное право» (Москва). Presentation: Jus ad bellum и кибероперации
  • 2010
    Symposium anlässlich des 90. Geburtstags von Prof. Dr. h.c. mult. Dietrich Rauschning (Гёттинген). Presentation: Änderungen in der Verfassung der Russischen Föderation und das Völkerrecht

Publications46

Human Rights in Armed Conflicts (UN Audiovisual Library of International Law, a lecture)

An interview on "International Law and a New Cyber Reality" (6.11.2019, Sao Paulo)


Report on 'Criminalization of Crimes against Humanity: International Legal Obligations and the Ways of their Implementation in the Russian Federation' at the International Forum 'The Lessons of Nuremberg' (21 November 2020)

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Vera Rusinova spoke at the virtual informal meeting of the UN Open-Ended Working Group

Book 'Sovereign Immunity Under Pressure', coedited by Vladislav Starzhenetsky and Vera Rusinova, has been published by 'Springer'

A monograph ‘Sovereign Immunity Under Pressure. Norms, Values and Interests’ has been published by 'Springer' on January, 21 . Two professors of the HSE Faculty of Law – Vladislav Starzhenetsky and Vera Rusinova– co-edited the book together with Professors Regis Bismuth (SciencePo) and Geir Ulfstein (PluriCourts, University of Copenhagen). The book is written by a unique team of authors representing all main legal systems of the world.

Politics of Sanctions in International Relations: Between Rule of Law and Соercion

On the 10th of December 2021, the HSE Faculty of Law convened the International conference in memory of Professor Igor Lukashuk ‘Politics of Sanctions in International Relations: Between Rule of Law and Соercion’.

Sergey Korotkov and Maria Bocharova receive the laureates award of the Student Research Paper Competition 2021

Two research papers, prepared by the junior scholars Sergei Korotkov and Maria Bocharova under Professor Vera Rusinova’s supervision, received the laureate award of the Student Research Paper Competition 2021.

Vera Rusinova spoke at the UNIDIR 2021 Cyber Stability Conference: Towards A More Secure Cyberspace

Professor Vera Rusinova took part in the 2021 «Cyber Stability Conference: Towards A More Secure Cyberspace» on December, 3, 2021. This conference was organized by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR).

‘A Good Teacher Is a Good Student.’ Cultivating Success Through Patience and Openness

Alaa N. Assaf is a doctoral student at HSE University’s Faculty of Law. In addition to doing research for his PhD thesis, he teaches undergraduates. Alaa has shared his thoughts on studying international law, life in Moscow, and what he misses about teaching in person.

International Courts in the Quest for Effectiveness – the discussion session at the Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum 9 ¾

‘The Professors Are Not Strictly Academic—They Are Also Practicing Professionals’

For students interested in pursuing careers in international law or economic integration, HSE University’s Faculty of Law offers the Master’s Programme ‘Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration’. Previously taught in both Russian and English, the programme is now taught in English only. HSE News Service spoke with two first-year international students about their studies, living in Moscow, and their overall impressions of the programme.

Italian Human Rights Law Expert Begins Post-Doc at HSE Center of Public Comparative Law

After completing a Master’s in International Public Law in 2007, Maria Sole Continiello, a native of Rome, Italy, spent several years working as an international lawyer before returning to academia. While pursusing a Ph.D. in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, her research focused on the inter-applicability of human rights law and international humanitarian law during military occupation. This work afforded her the opportunity to move around Europe, including to the Irish Center For Human Rights in Galway, Ireland, and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Public Law in Heidelberg, Germany.

Centre of Comparative Law Provides a Home for Italian Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Maria Sole Continiello Neri, a native of Rome, Italy, recently joined the Centre of Comparative Law at HSE as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. While at HSE, she will study Russian immigration law and practice against the backdrop of the European Court of Human Rights. She also plans to study law and ethics of the use of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWs) during armed conflict.

HSE Students Won Russian Jessup for the Second Year Running

On February 5th, 2017, the national finals of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, one of the world’s most prestigious law competitions for students, was held in Moscow. A team from the HSE Faculty of Law took first place for the second year running.