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Vladlen S. Vereshchetin, Russian former judge. Recipient National Orders: Badge of Honor, 1967, Friendship of Peoples, 1975, October Revolution, 1981.


Vereshchetin, Vladlen S. was born on January 8, 1932 in Briansk, Russia.


Graduate International Law Faculty, Moscow Institute International Relations, 1954. Doctor of Juridicial Science, Moscow Institute International Relations, 1976. Master of Science, Russian Federation, 1995.


Staff member Presidium Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Academy of Sciences, 1958—1967, first vice chairman, legal counsel Intercosmos, 1967—1981, deputy director, head of international law department Institute State and Law, 1981—1995. Professor international law Moscow University Friendship Peoples, 1982. Judge International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands, 1995—2006.

Member International Academy of Astronautics (trustee, 1985-1996), since 1977. Chairman Science Council on International and Comparative Law at Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy of Science, 1981—1995. Member Permanent Court of Arbitration, 1984—1995.

Vice president Russian (formerly Soviet) United Nations Association, 1984—1997, Russian (formerly Soviet) Association of International Law, 1985—1997. Member United Nations International Law Commission (chairman 1994), 1992—1995. Honorary director International Institute of Space Law.

Member Policy and Finance Committee of International Law Association, 1990—2002. Board director International Institute of air and Space Law, Leiden University, since 1995.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author (and deputy educated-in-chief): (books) Course of International Law (seven volunteer), 1989-1993.