The Legal Case for Russian Intervention in Georgia

31 Pages Posted: 5 Nov 2011

Date Written: May 4, 2009

Abstract

A discussion of Russia's legal reasoning for intervening in the crisis between Georgia, South Ossetia, and Abkhazia in August 2008.

Keywords: Russo-Georgian War of 2008, Humanitarian Intervention, Russian foreign policy, P2P, South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Georgia

Suggested Citation

Petro, Nicolai N., The Legal Case for Russian Intervention in Georgia (May 4, 2009). Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 5, p. 1524, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1954826

Nicolai N. Petro (Contact Author)

University of Rhode Island ( email )

Political Science Department
Washburn Hall
Kingston, RI 02881
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.npetro.net

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