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27.05.2015
On the first day of the V St. Petersburg International Legal Forum award “Contribution to the Development of Legal Integration in the Eurasian Space” was granted. Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, presented the awards to the laureates.
27.05.2015
Mikhail Lobov, Head of the Department for Policy and Cooperation in the sphere of Human Rights of the Council of Europe, considers that the programme of the V Petersburg International Legal Forum is a fruitful one. He announced that after the end of the conference ‘Legal Education: Alternative View’.
27.05.2015
The quality of legal education is influenced by market and its demands, including those of the state. This opinion was expressed by Mikhail Schwarz, associate professor of the Legal Department of St. Petersburg State University and moderator of the conference “Legal Education: alternative view”, that took place within the framework of St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
27.05.2015
In his welcoming remarks the Minister noted the growth of the number of participants at the Forum, “As we expected, the Forum started quite actively.
27.05.2015
Dmitriy Medvedev said that Russia's actions to lift the embargo on agricultural produce, introduced in response to the sanctions imposed by the EU and a number of other countries, will be reciprocal
27.05.2015
"In any event we need to find a way out of the situation that Rosgosstrakh has found itself in. We are interested in finding a solution," Central Bank First Deputy Governor Sergei Shvetsov said at the International Legal Forum in St. Petersburg
27.05.2015
"In the current conditions, there is a serious danger for the international law, namely the politicization of judicial decisions," Medvedev told a plenary meeting of the 5th St. Petersburg International Legal Forum
19.05.2015
On 27-30 May the Eastern Wing of the General Staff Building of the State Hermitage will host St. Petersburg International Legal Forum organized on behalf of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation under the support of the President of the Russian Federation.
19.05.2015
Most pressing issues of protection and handover of cultural and historical heritage, collaboration in environmental protection, energy law and subsurface management will be addressed during the V St. Petersburg International Legal Forum discussions.
15.05.2015
Technological development and its impact on social relations, recent trends in protection of intellectual rights and personal data will be discussed at the V St. Petersburg International Legal Forum