Russian lawyers will defend the right of the moon

Russian lawyers will defend the right of the moon

The state Corporation “Rosatom” and the Russian Academy of Sciences consider it necessary to begin training of specialists on space law for the promotion of the interests of the Russian Federation in case the territorial disputes during the development of the moon.

As RIA Novosti reported, citing the joint decision of Roskosmos and Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia offered to prepare lawyers for future territorial disputes over the moon.

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However, Russia’s Roscosmos and RAS consider necessary to secure and develop a plan for legal support of Russian interests in potential territorial disputes and to have the relevant universities, including Moscow state University and RUDN, training the necessary number of specialists in space law. Recommendations are made about the end of November 2018 meeting of Roskosmos and Russian Academy of Sciences on the development of a National program for the study and exploration of the moon.

Ex-Director of the Institute of space technology people’s friendship University Gennady Raikunov told the Agency that the need for the preparation of lunar lawyers tied to have emerged in recent years “claims of foreign companies in the assigning of territories and mineral resources on the moon.” In this regard, a number of issues, which are still not regulated at the legislative level and must be addressed.

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