February 3, 2013
by Sarah Steers
On February 3, 2009, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) unanimously decided to resolve a maritime border dispute between Romania and Ukraine in favor of Romania. The two countries had argued over whether Ukraine's ownership of Serpent Island in the Black Sea granted it territorial rights ...[read more]
April 29, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Ukrainian prosecutors said Thursday that they may file criminal charges in connection with Tuesday's Parliament session in which lawmakers hurled eggs and smoke bombs and engaged in physical violence. Chaos broke out Tuesday as lawmakers approved a treaty that will extend Russia's lease on ...[read more]
March 30, 2010
by JURIST Staff
On March 30, 1856, representatives of Great Britain, France, Sardinia, Russia, and the Ottoman Empire signed the Treaty of Paris of 1856, ending the Crimean War. The treaty confirmed Russia's loss of power as a result of the war. It lost territory; the Black Sea region and some Russia islands were ...[read more]
February 3, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Romania v. Ukraine, International Court of Justice, February 3, 2009. Read the full text of the judgment. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
September 3, 2008
by Joe Shaulis
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is holding hearings this week in a border dispute between Romania and Ukraine over resource rights to the Black Sea. Oral arguments in the case began Tuesday, when Bogdan Aurescu, director general of Romania's Foreign Affairs Ministry, argued that the ...[read more]

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