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Chief Editor

Elena Gladun

Russian scholar in the field of constitutional law, environmental law and Arctic law, the author of more than 60 peer reviewed articles, books and book chapters and other internationally recognized works.

Doctor of Law, Professor at the Public Administration Department of the University of Tyumen (Tyumen, Russia). Fulbright Scholar of the “Arctic Initiative Program”, the founder and the coordinator of the Arctic Initiative Center of Tyumen University. Prof Gladun teaches several master’s degree courses, including “Law and Policy for Sustainable Development of the Russian Arctic”, “Global Environmental Management”, “Legal Regulations of Petroleum Industry in Russia”. A member of International Editorial Board of the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration (Brazil); a member of Arctic Centre Scientific Advisory Board (Finland).

Research interests: rights and interests of indigenous peoples, legal regulations of natural resource use and sustainable development.

Interdisciplinary research projects: “Scenario Development of the Northern Indigenous Peoples in Russia” (2018-2020), “Environmental Perceptions and Values of the Northern Indigenous Peoples” (2017-2020), “Russian Policy Supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Arctic” (2016-2018), “Environmental Protection in the BRICS Countries” (2016-2018),  “Sustainable Land Management and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change” (2011-2016); “Water Quality and Sustainable Ecosystems in the Conditions of Environmental and Climatic Change in Western Siberia” (2012).

Actively involved in educational and research projects with international universities – the University of Münster (Germany), Tallinn University (Estonia), Ocean University of China, University of Alaska and University of Central Florida (USA), University of Johannesburg (South Africa), Lapland University (Finland) and many others. The leader of international outreach projects: “The Way to the North” and “BRICS Writing Retreat”, Annual International Youth Forum “Route of Friendship”, all focused on cultural, language and social communication of students and scholars.

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Web of Science Researcher ID: V-5072-2018

Scopus Author ID: 8344770300

ORCID: 0000-0003-2525-6638

Editorial board


Danil V. Vinnitskiy

Professor of Tax Law at the Ural State University of Law, the head of the Department of Tax and Financial Law and the Eurasian Research Centre for Comparative and International Tax Law (Yekaterinburg, Russia). Member of the Academic Committee of the European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP) and of the Presidium of the International Association of Financial Law, which unites scholars from CIS countries. The General Editor of the “Russian Yearbook of International Tax Law”, member of the scientific councils of a number of the Russian Federation state bodies, an expert for the RF Constitutional Court. The author of more than 200 publications, including 11 monographs, 7 textbooks on tax and financial law, articles and other works in Russian, English and other languages, published in the main law journals of Russia and other countries.


Sergei Marochkin

Doctor of Law, Professor at the Department of Theory of State and Law and International Law, University of Tyumen (Tyumen, Russia). The Head of the Laboratory for International and Comparative Legal Studies, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation. The author of more than 150 scientific publications on various aspects of international law in Russia and abroad, a number of editions and chapters on international law including of international publishing houses (Oxford University, Cambridge University, BRILL).

Research interests: effectiveness of international law, law implementation, interaction of international and domestic law, legal system of the Russian Federation.


Elena V. Titova

The Director of the Institute of Law, the Head of the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, South Ural State University (Chelyabinsk, Russia).

Retired judge of the Constitutional Court of the Chelyabinsk Region. Currently serves on the Board of Elections of the Chelyabinsk region, with a casting vote. A member of scientific councils of several governmental bodies of the Russian Federation, including the working group on legislative support of the digital economy under the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

Editor-in-Chief of “Issues of Law”, an authoritative Russian journal.

Leader of the International Interdisciplinary Research Project “LegalTech: Regulation of the Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Digitization of Law and Smart Law for Smart Industry” at the Institute of Law of South Ural State University (National Research University).

Author of more than 60 research articles and books on digitalization of law, legitimate behaviour in the field of constitutional legal relations, citizen participation in the state affairs.

Scopus Author ID: 57201640405

Web of Science Researcher ID: L-9935-2018

ORCID: 0000-0001-9453-3550


Juliya Kharitonova

Doctor of Law, Professor of Legal Science, Professor of Business Law Department, Law Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University. Russian scholar and author in the field of civil and digital law, business law, and legal education. She has authored more than 180 peer-reviewed articles and contributed to several textbooks and other works on business, civil, digital, corporate, and intellectual property law.

A member of the Scientific Advisory Council at the Arbitration Court of Moscow; a member of the Commission of Moscow regional branch of the all-Russian public organization “Association of Lawyers of Russia” on legal regulation of economic activity; a member of the Expert Council of the Association of Russian Banks on legal regulation of digital technologies; a member of the Editorial Board of “Journal of Business and Corporate law”, “Law and digital economy”. Arbitrator of the ICAC at the RF CCI. Engaged in legislative activities in Russia and different international scholar projects.

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ORCID: 0000-0001-7622-6215

ResearcherID: K-7495-2016

IstinaResearcherID (IRID): 30475815


Mikhail Antonov

Professor at the Law Faculty of the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Saint Petersburg, Russia) where he teaches legal theory and comparative law. The Executive Editor of the Rossiiskii ezhegodnik teorii prava, member of the editorial board of the Pravovedenie, the Review of Central and East European Law, the Rechtstheorie, and of a number of other international scientific journals. Research interests: contemporary legal theory, normativity in law, sociological jurisprudence, theory of sovereignty. Russian university degree of specialist in economics (Presidential Academy of Public Administration, 1999) and in law (Saint Petersburg State University, 2000), Master in sociology (University Paris V, 2005), PhD in Law (Saint Petersburg State University, 2006). Member of the Saint Petersburg Bar Association.

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Scopus Author ID: 26657125900

ORCID: 0000-0002-6462-2664


Kseniya Ivanova

Doctor of Law, Master of Economics in Accounting, Analysis, Auditing. Postgraduate studies in “Territorial Administration” (University of Lorraine, Metz, France). The Director of the Center for Local Self-Government at the Institute of Administration and Regional Development of RANEPA. Member of the Scientific Advisory Council at the Public Chamber of the Tyumen Region. The author of more than 10 legal expertise on bills, more 50 scientific and educational issues.

Research interests: municipal law, municipal service, local democracy and self-government, public initiatives of citizens, “digital municipality”.



Ksenia Belikova

Doctor of law, professor of the Department of Civil and Labor Law at Law Institute of Peoples’ Friendship University (Moscow, Russia). Doctor theses with the theme “Legal Framework of the Trade Turnover and the Codification of Private Law in Latin American Countries”; PhD theses with the theme “Legal Framework of the Competition Environment in MERCOSUR Countries”. Member of the editorial boards of: «Boletín Latinoamericano de Competencia»; scientific periodicals and journals “Legal initiative”, “Jurist”, “Current issues of law”. Member of the Dissertation Council Д212.203.36 at the PFUR University (, collaborator at Club latinoamericano de competencia and Mediterranean competition council (; expert of the periodical “Competition and Law” (, member of BRICS Think Tank Council and Scientific Council of National Committee on BRICS Research (see 

Research interests: BRICS, European Union, MERCOSUR, North and Latin American countries and Russia


Paul Kalinichenko

Doctor of Legal Science (Kutafin Moscow State Law University - MSLA, 2011) in International and European Law, Professor of the EU law Chair of the MSLA. Visiting Professor of the European Study Institute at the MGIMO (Moscow, 2006), Coordinator of the Research Center for the European Law at the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad, 2012), Head of European Law Department of the Diplomatic Academy at the Russian Foreign Ministry (2013).

Research interests: EU external relations law, EU environmental law and EU economic law, legal aspects of the Russia–EU relations. Legal advisor in European affairs of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia (2010) and a legal advisor in European law of the Eurasian Economic Commission (2012).

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