Articles by Jiří Nykodým

February 20, 2023

Why the 'Kosovo precedent' was a gateway for Russia’s abuse of international law

Jiří Nykodým
The Kosovo war helped consolidate the Responsibility to Protect norm. But Lena Surzhko-Harned and Jiří Nykodým argue that it also created the 'Kosovo precedent' used to undermine international law. Russia has often exploited this narrative to justify its current war in Ukraine
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Jiří Nykodým
Postgraduate Student, International Relations and European Politics, Masaryk University, Brno

Jiří's primary research interests are the history of the Cold War, post-World War II international order, and political transformation.

In 2021, he completed a Bachelor's degree in the same area of study by defending his thesis The Reagan Administration and The Policy of Differentiation: The Case of Czechoslovakia.

He tweets @nykodymj

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