Fedor Kozhevnikov

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Kozhevnikov, Fedor Ivanovich


Born June 2 (15), 1903, in Smolensk. Soviet jurist, specialist in international law, Honored Worker of Science of the RSFSR (1964), doctor of jurisprudence (1945). Became a member of the CPSU in 1926.

Kozhevnikov has engaged in scholarly and pedagogical work since 1927. He worked at the Moscow Juridical Institute and was director of the All-Union Correspondence Juridical Institute (1943–44) and a professor at Moscow State University (1930–60). In 1960 he became a professor at Moscow State Institute of International Relations, and since 1969 he has been dean of its international law faculty. In addition, Kozhevnikov was a member of the UN International Law Commission in 1952–53 and the UN International Court of Justice from 1953 to 1961 and has been a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague since 1966. He has been awarded three orders and several medals.


Mezhdunarodnyi dogovor. Moscow, 1947.
Russkoe gosudarstvo i mezhdunarodnoe pravo (do XX vekd). Moscow, 1947.
Sovetskoe gosudarstvo i mezhdunarodnoe pravo: 1917–1947. Moscow, 1948.
Velikaia Otechestvennaia voina Sovetskogo Soiuza i nekotorye voprosy mezhdunarodnogo prava. Moscow, 1954.
Mezhdunarodnyi sud OON. Moscow, 1971. (Coauthor.)
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