International legal regulation in Prosecutor’s offices of new state entities

Volume 4, Number 3, 2019, P. 231–238


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The twenty-first century is the time of political and state-legal integration in all areas of international cooperation, including the struggle against crime. According to Art. 2 of the Federal Law “On the Prosecutor’s Office of the Russian Federation”, the Prosecutor General within his competence handles the liaison with the relevant authorities of other states and international organizations, cooperates with them, concludes arrangements regarding legal assistance and the fight against crime, participates in the development of international treaties, interacting with prosecution authorities of foreign countries. This direction was developed arising out of the constitutional consolidation (Clause 4, Article 15) of a provision that states that generally accepted principles and norms of international law and international treaties of the Russian Federation are an integral part of its legal system. If an international agreement establishes rules other than those provided by law, the rules of the international agreement are applied.

The organization of international cooperation of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation consists in establishing relations with the prosecutor’s offices of other states using such forms of interaction as exchange of delegations for best practices transfer, consulting on legal issues, scientific and research-to-practice conferences, seminars, prosecutors general meetings, etc.


General Prosecutor’s Office of Russia, international norms, international cooperation, Abkhazia, Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, Lugansk, Donetsk, South Ossetia


Taalaibek T. Shamurzaev, Dr. Sci. (Juridical Sciences), Professor, Head of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics Department, Law Faculty of Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University named after B.N. Yeltsin, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Anastasia N. Arkhipova, Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, Economics, Management and Law Institute, Irkutsk National Research Technical University, Irkutsk, Russia

Valentina N. Turkova, Deputy Director for Research, Economics, Management and Law Institute, Irkutsk National Research Technical University, Irkutsk, Russia

For citation:

Shamurzaev T.T., Arkhipova A.N., Turkova V.N. (2019) International legal regulation in Prosecutor’s offices of new state entities. Social competency. Vol. 4. No. 3. Р. 231–238. (In Russ.)


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