World Order after Caucasian War

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2010-5-11-17

V. Sheinis, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The world order based on Yalta and Potsdam decisions as well as on two nuclear superpowers infighting has filed as a history. What is coming up to take its place? A correlation between power and law in international policy, national sovereignty and supranational institutions, territorial integrity of states and the right of nations to self-determination, bloc infighting atavisms, so called "double standard" and international interventions – these are critical debating points that the author develops his own approach to. The role of the U.S. in world policy, and the foreign policy choice of Russia are also examined. 

Keywords: world order, Caucasian War, renovated international law, national state sovereignty, power in international politics

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For citation:
Sheinis V. World Order after Caucasian War. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2010, no. 5, pp. 11-17.

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