On Criminal Liability for Intentional Violation of the Regime of Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials

Shestak, V.A. & Silkin, D.V. (2020). On Criminal Liability for Intentional Violation of the Regime of Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials. Issues of Improving Law Enforcement: The Interaction of Science, Rulemaking and Practice: All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference (10 June 2020)

5 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2020

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Viktor Shestak

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)

Dmitriy Silkin

MGIMO

Date Written: June 10, 2020

Abstract

in this study the authors analyze the provisions of international law on countering nuclear terrorism in connection with Russian criminal law. The article examines several international instruments and the provisions of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation devoted to the nuclear issue and nuclear terrorism. The authors come to the conclusion that the norms of international law on intentional violation of nuclear safety regime should be included in the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

Keywords: nuclear terrorism, physical protection, international law, criminal law, crime

JEL Classification: K14

Suggested Citation

Shestak, Viktor and Silkin, Dmitriy, On Criminal Liability for Intentional Violation of the Regime of Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials (June 10, 2020). Shestak, V.A. & Silkin, D.V. (2020). On Criminal Liability for Intentional Violation of the Regime of Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials. Issues of Improving Law Enforcement: The Interaction of Science, Rulemaking and Practice: All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference (10 June 2020), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3618662

Viktor Shestak (Contact Author)

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) ( email )

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Moscow, 119454
Russia

Dmitriy Silkin

MGIMO ( email )

Russia
+79033986932 (Phone)

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