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Water Resources

, Volume 46, Issue 1, pp 138–142 | Cite as

Development of Principles and Legal Rules Regulating the Use of Transboundary Water Resources by States

  • A. D. NikanorovaEmail author
  • S. A. Egorov
WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT: ECONOMIC AND LEGAL ASPECTS
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Abstract

The study is focused on the step-by-step development of the modern system of legal rules and principles used at the international level to regulate the use of transboundary watercourses in the course of their hydropower, water-management, and fishery development and for their protection and preservation. Analysis is given to the main tendencies in the development of the newly forming branch of the international public law aimed to regulate the international cooperation in the use, protection, and maintenance of transboundary water resources.

Keywords:

water resources transboundary watercourses international legal regulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Geography, Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Diplomatic Academy of Russian Foreign MinistryMoscowRussia

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