Larysa Soroka

Larysa Soroka (May 19, 1973, Kirovohrad, Kirovohrad region, Ukraine) – Ph.D. in Law, Associate Professor. Deputy Director of Research at the Scientific Institute of Public Law, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of “Advanced Space Law” journal. She is the author of more than 60 scientific publications. Main scientific interests: legal responsibility, use of space technologies and artificial intelligence in the law enforcement process, human rights, administrative and legal regulation of the space industry.

Main stages of scientific activity, results, ideas and projects

Ethical and legal aspects of the use of space technologies and artificial intelligence in the law enforcement process; administrative and legal regulation of the space industry (from 2013 to the present time);

Human rights and the application of legal responsibility (2003 to 2013).


  • From 2017 to the present – PhD student of the Scientific Institute of Public Law (Kyiv, Ukraine).
  • In 2013 was awarded with the academic status of Associate Professor.
  • In 2005 defended a thesis for obtaining the degree of Ph.D. in Law, specialty 12.00.07 “Management Theory; administrative law and process; information law; finance law”.
  • In 1999 graduated from the National Academy of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, specialty: jurisprudence (Kyiv).
  • In 1995 graduated from V. Vinnichenko Kirovohrad State Pedagogical University, specialty: history teacher.
  • In 1990 graduated from high school, Kirovohrad, Ukraine.


From 2000 to the present time she is engaged in scientific and pedagogical activity in the field of jurisprudence. She held the positions of Associate Professor, Professor, Head of the Department, Deputy Director of the Educational and Scientific Institute of Higher Law Universities of Ukraine.

In 1996-2000 she served in the bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

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Advanced Space Law, Volume 3

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Renáta Dolanská and Vira Halunko . Legal Status of the European Space Agency.

Olexiy Drozd. Regulatory Framework for Space Activities: the Analysis of the Main Regulatory Acts.

Valentyn Halunko. Space Law: the Present and the Future.

Oleksandr Kobzar and Anna Danylenko. International and National Provisions of Space Law Regulating the Use of Outer Space.

Inessa Kostenko. European Space Agency: an Overview of the Legal Frame.

Kyrylo Muraviov, Serhii Didenko and Roman Mkrtchian. Liability in International Space Law.

Iryna Orlovska and Kateryna Solodova. Public Administration of German Space Programs.

Iryna Ryzhenko and Olena Halahan. Types of Liability for Illegal Space Activities.

Vasyl Semenyaka. The Current State of Deregulation of Space Activities in Ukraine.

Maksym Sokiran. Disaster Management, Resilience of System and Space Information Technologies.

Larysa Soroka and Kseniia Kurkova. Artificial Intelligence and Space Technologies: Legal, Ethical and Technological Issues.

Olga Yeshchuk and Anna Vasina. Chinese Space Law: Problems and Areas of Reforming.

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Dmytro Bezzubov. The Concept of “Aerospace risk”: the Legal Component.

Serhiy Didenko. The Administrative and Legal Status of the Subjects of Public administration that Provide Legal Support for the Circulation and Use of Weapons in Ukraine, Including Space Weapons.

Yulia Iurynets. State Space Agency of Ukraine: History of the Development of Normative Base.

Liliya Kazantseva. “Stars are Not for Sale” or the Legal Basis for Official Names of Natural and Anthropogenic Objects.

Svitlana Khomiachenko. Use of Airspace by Aircraft: Features of Legal Regulation.

Victoria Rybachok. The Term “Space Object” and its Legal Status.

Iryna Ryzhenko and Olena Halahan. State Participation in Space Activities: Some Legal Approaches and Implications.

Roman Shyshka. The Legal Regime of Space Objects: Scientific Doctrine.

Larysa Soroka and Olena Syntichenko. Sustainable Development of “Green” Technologies: Legal Protection of the Ambient Air from Pollutants.

Olexander Svitlychnyy. Ownership of Space Objects.

Julia Utko-Maslyanik. Legal Basis of Cooperation between Ukraine and the European Union in the Space Sector.

Serhii Yuldashev. The Concept of Overcoming Corruption in the Management of the Space Industry in Ukraine.

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Oleksii Drozd

Oleksii Drozd – Doctor of Law, Associate Professor. Sphere of scientific interests: concept and elements of administrative liability; concept, composition and elements of administrative offenses; prevention of administrative offenses; misdemeanour proceedings; administrative imposition; administrative penalties; administrative liability of legal entities; institution of court appeals in administrative, criminal, civil, and economic court proceedings; land legal relations as an object of administrative regulations; preventive measures, administrative and criminal liability for violation of land legislation; administrative (police) activities of the internal affairs agencies; administrative and jurisdictional activity of the internal affairs agencies; public administration of the internal affairs agencies; tactical and special training of the employees of the internal affairs agencies; solution of military tasks by law enforcement forces; information support of the internal affairs agencies; organization of the activity of foreign police; non-contact administrative services; municipal services; Municipal Police; training of police officers in higher education institutions with specific training conditions; internships for police officers; individually-educational work with the employees of the internal affairs agencies; lustration of the employees of the internal affairs agencies; working hours and rest time of the police officers; police vacation; protection of workers’ labor rights; distance employment of employees; prevention, liability and elimination of the consequences of administrative offenses related to corruption, administrative offenses in the juvenile environment, administrative offenses in the field of taxation, in the field of credit unions activity; counteraction to transnational organized crime; anti-corruption, land, customs, family, housing, labor, administrative-tort and administrative-procedural legislation.

Oleksii Drozd is the author of more than 300 scientific publications. Currently, he is the head of the doctoral department at the National Academy of Internal Affairs. (Kyiv, Ukraine).

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Sergey Udartsev

Udartsev Sergey Fedorovich was born on August 28, 1951 in Ob village located in Novosibirsk region of RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) in the family of a military serviceman. He is Doctor of Juridical Science (since 1992), and Professor in Law (since1994).

The core areas of scientific research

  • theory and philosophy of law and state;
  • global trends of the evolution of political and legal systems;
  • state, law and space activity;
  • issues of metalaw;
  • the history of ideas regarding to a space state and the formation of the space state;
  • the issues arisen from the formation of the rule of law and a strong state;
  • legal policy, development of constitutional law and constitutional supervision;
  • the history of political and legal teachings and the modern age;
  • the history of legal sciences.


He graduated the Law Faculty in 1973. In 1976 he completed his post-graduate studies in Kazakh State University named after S.M. Kirov in Alma-Aty city (at the present – Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi,Almaty city). Then, he finished PhD programme in the Centre of State and Law of Russian Academy of Administration attached to the President of the Russian Federation (1992, Moscow).

As a representative of a group of the judges of the Supreme Courts and Constitutional Courts of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan he studied the US court system in several states in 1994.

He constantly improved his qualification, got internship in Universities, scientific and judicial institutions. He did a number of internships, participated in seminars, conferences in Russia, the U.S., Bulgaria, Hungary, the UK, France, and Finland.


a) academic

Since 1976 he taught in a number of leading Universities of Kazakhstan: KazSU (KazNU), Kazakh University of Manangement, Economics and Prediction (KIMEP), Kazakh State Law Institute (KazSLI, later — University, KAZGUU, at the present — M.S. Narikbaev “KAZGUU University” ), Academy of Law – «Edilet» High School of Law.

From 1999 to 2006 – Academic vice-president of Academy of Law – “Edilet” High School of law.

From 2006 to 2007 – Academic vice-rector and Professor at the Department of Theory and History of State and Law in KAZGUU.

From 2007 to 2009 –Rector of KAZGUU.

From 2009 to 2017 – The Adviser of the President of KAZGUU, Director of SRI of Policy and Constirurtion Law.

Since 2017 – The Supervisor of research projects regarding to the issues of legal policy, constitutional law, and state administration, the editor-in-chief of “Law ans State” Journal at M.S. Narikbaev “KAZGUU University”.

b) expertise

He acted as an expert of two programmes regarding to legal reforms and education at Soros-Kazakhstan Fund (1996–2001).

From 2000 to 2004 – the chairperson of Expert Council regarding to legal sciences of the Higher Committee on Promotions of Kazakhstan.

From 2006 to 2007– the member of Chamber of Public Experts (further renamed as Public Chamber) as a part of the Mazhilis of the Kazakh Parliament.

From 2007 to 2011 – the chairperson, but from 2012 to 2016 — the first deputy of the chairperson, and from 2017 – the chairperson of Expert Advisory Board of Presedencial Commission on Human Rights.

From 2009 to 2011 – the expert of the Institute of scientific expertise and analysis at KAZGUU. Since 2011 – the member of Scientific Advisory Board of Assembly of the Peoples of Kazakhstan.

Since 2013 – the member of Scientific Advisory Board at RK Supreme Court. (since 2013) and RK Constitutional Council (since 2018).

He has often been invited as an expert of RK Constitutional Council to give a speech on conclusions at the Council meetings within 2005-2019.

c) other things

He was elected as a judge of RK Constitutional Court at the meeting of RK Supreme Council and worked as a judge within 1992-1995.

From 1998to 1999 – the Head of Legal Devision, the Head of Legal Department, then the Director of the Legal Department of “Kazatomprom” National Atomic Company.

He is an academician in the Academy of Social Science (since 1998 г.) and in the Academy of Legal Science (since 2004) of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He is an honorable lawyer of Kazakhstan (in 2015).

He is the author of more than 400 scientific works including articles regarding to the topic about space:

  • Udartsev S.F. Metapravo i pravoponimanie (o transformacii pravoponimanija na novom urovne pravovogo razvitija) // Nauchnye trudy «Әdilet». № 1 (7), 2000. – S. 22-41.
  • Udartsev S.F. O nekotoryh tendencijah global’noj jevoljucii gosudarstva i prava. Karaganda: Bolashak Baspa, 2004. – 52 s.
  • Udartsev S.F. Istorija politicheskih i pravovyh uchenij. Drevnij Vostok: Akademicheskij kurs. SPb.: Izdatel’skij Dom Sankt-Peterburgskogo. Gos. Un-ta, Izdatel’stvo juridicheskogo fakul’teta SPbGU, 2007. – 664 s.
  • Udartsev S.F. Ideja kosmicheskogo gosudarstva v istorii politicheskoj mysli // Pravo i politika, № 8, 2012. – S. 1386-1398. Na Internet-sajte: (04.01.2016)
  • Udartsev S.F. Gosudarstvennost’ v uslovijah globalizacii: krizisnye javlenija, adaptacionnaja transformacija i razvitie // Pravo i gosudarstvo, 2013, № 4 (61). Tema nomera: «Vyzovy HHI veka». – S. 18-23. Na sajte zhurnala:
  • Udartsev S.F. Cosmic state: the forming and development of the idea in the history of thought // SENTENTIA. European Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. — 2014. – № 1. – С.37-50. DOI: 10.7256/1339-3057.2014.1.11412. Или: Udartsev S.F. Сosmic state: the forming and development of the idea in the history of thought // Право и политика. — 2014. – № 4. – С.548-561. DOI: 10.7256/1811-9018.2014.4.11415.
  • Udartsev S.F. Konstitucija i jevoljucija obwestva (voprosy teorii i filosofii prava). – SPb.: Universitetskij izdatel’skij konsorcium, 2015. – 388 s.
  • Udartsev S.F. Gosudarstvo, pravo i kosmicheskaja dejatel’nost’ // Sociologija prava: kurs lekcij: v 2 t. T. 2. / Otvet. red. M.N. Marchenko. M.: Prospekt, 2015. – 344 s. – S. 307-338.
  • Udartsev S.F. Pravo i kosmicheskaja dejatel’nost’. Metapravo // «Razvitie juridicheskih nauk: problemy i perspektivy». Materialy mezhdunarodnoj nauchno-prakticheskoj konferencii / otv. red. O.E. Kalpinskaja, V.F. Prokof’ev. – Novgorodskij gos. un-tet im. JAroslava Mudrogo, Velikij Novgorod, 2015. – 372 s. – 346-350.
  • Udartsev S.F. Mezhdunarodnoe i vnutrigosudarstvennoe pravo v kontekste global’nyh tendencij jevoljucii prava // Vzaimodejstvie nacional’nogo i mezhdunarodnogo prava. Materialy kruglogo stola. Universitet KAZGJUU, 15 maja 2015 g. Astana: TOO «KazGJUU Konsalting», 2016. – 152 s. – S. 54-74.
  • Udartsev Sergej. Filosofija prava anarhizma. Nauchnoe izdanie. Saarbrücken, Deutschland / Saarbrjukken, Germanija: Palmarium Academic Publishing, 2016. – 171 s.
  • Udartsev S.F. Sil’noe pravovoe gosudarstvo i novye vyzovy bezopasnosti: voprosy teorii // Pravo i gosudarstvo. 2018. № 1-2 (78-79). – S. 4-22. Na sajte zhurnala:
  • Udartsev S.F. Verhovenstvo prava, problemy sovremennogo pravoponimanija i obespechenie zawity konstitucii // Uchenyj. Politik. Prosvetitel’: Sb. nauch. trudov k 60-letiju akademika Akmalja Holmatovicha Saidova. Tashkent: Izd-vo zhurnala «San,at», 2018. – 356 s. – S. 99-153.

There are many other ones.

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Advanced Space Law, Volume 1

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Igor Andrushko. On the Question of the Meaning of “Space Law”

Andriana Bryhinets and Oleksii Drozd. Space Law: Intergovernmental Financial Relations and Regulation of Confidentiality

Leonid Daderko. Protection of Trade Secrets in Outer Space Activity: A Study in Ukrainian Law

Serhiy Didenko. Impact of UN General Assembly Resolutions on the Circulation and Use of Weapons on
Earth and in the Cosmos

Olena Fatkhutdinova. Impact of Legal Education on the Development of Space Law

Tetiana Harbuz. Industrial Property and Space Activities: Legal Protection

Oksana Ivanik. Principles of Administrative and Legal Regulation of Ukrainian Space Defense

Ivanna Nepyivoda. Legal Framework of Orbital Transportation Services: US experience

Evgeny Novikov. Legal Forms Activity of Technology Transfer Network on Example in Aerospace Industry

Vasyl Semenyaka. International-Legal Problem of Space Debris

Igor Smolij. Administrative Justice in Ukraine and Space Law

Artem Zubko. Administrative and Legal Status of Public Administration, which Carries out Administrative
and Legal Regulation in Ukrainian Space Defense

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Sergey Krichevsky

Krichevsky (Krichevskiy), Sergey Vladimirovich was born 9 July 1955 in city Lesozavodsk of Primorskij Kraj, in RSFSR, in a military man family.

Doctor of Philosophical Sciences and Ph.D. technical, Professor.

Member of ISPC; members of editorial board of academic journals “Advanced Space Law” and “Philosophy and Cosmology”.

Writer of more than 300 scientific works. Main scientific interests: aerospace and military activities, safety, history and philosophy of science and technology, interdisciplinary analysis, forecasting, socio techno natural systems, space exploration, environmentally friendly technologies, ecology and environmental policy.

Main stages of scientific activity, results, ideas and projects

  • Analysis of the problems of safety of aircraft and creation of safety control systems of flights in aircraft and astronautics (1976-1993).
  • Development of methodological foundations and proposals for reform of the sphere of space activity in Russia, creation of the Russian space agency, participation in development of the concept and bill “About Space Activity” (1991-1993).
  • Developed and proposed a social project Space volunteers: association of the people motivated on life out of Earth (1993-1995).
  • The analysis of a condition, problems and prospects of development of space activity of Russia in the 21st century, development of the proposal on its development in interests of regions and territories of Russia (1993-1995).
  • Analysis of social and humanitarian aspects of space activity, the relations in system “astronautics and civil society”, idea of synthesis of the “space” and “terrestrial” points of view on the person, society and nature, formulated offers on new human rights in space: the right to voluntary not return to Earth from space etc. (1993-1995).
  • Made the analysis of information on the changed conditions of consciousness of astronauts in flights on Earth orbit, proposed a number of hypotheses about the nature of this phenomenon (1994-1998).
  • Analysis of socio-ecological and technical aspects of ecological danger of the missile and space equipment and technologies, environmental policy issues, ensure environmental safety of space activities, development of offers on greening of space equipment and activity in a paradigm of the ecological-safety sustainable development (1996-2006).
  • Offered a hypothesis of the law of humanitarian-technical balance, in addition to A.P. Nazaretyan’s hypothesis of the law of techno-humanitarian balance (1999).
  • Offered the scientific project Environmental history of technology, and in the Russian Academy of Sciences he developed a basis of this new interdisciplinary scientific direction, made the short analysis of a number of technical objects (environmental history of the orbital station “Mir”, etc.) and industries (1999-2006).
  • Offered the project of rescue of space station “Mir” as object of the world cultural heritage (2000).
  • Developed the concept of the balance of the Earth and space activities (2001-2002).
  • Made the analysis of a number of aspects of development of extraterrestrial resources, environmental management in space, proposed the creation of the environmental protection system beyond Earth (space preserves, etc.) in addition to the system that exists on Earth (2003-2006).
  • Proposed the hypothesis of the law to preserve the balance of danger and safety and technical activities (2004).
  • Developed the philosophical foundations of the aerospace, basics “philosophy of flight” (2004-2006).
  • Proposed sphere-active approach and socio-techno-natural approach for the analysis of technological spheres of social activity (2004-2007).
  • Developed bases of methodology of the analysis of spheres of technological activity of society as socio-techno-natural systems, completed the interdisciplinary analysis of the sphere of space activity, offered its conceptual model (2006-2008).
  • Made the analysis and the forecast of evolution of paradigms of space activity and space exploration strategy in the 20th-21st centuries, proposed a socio-natural paradigm, concept and space exploration strategy (2004-2007).
  • Proposed project of piloted flight round the Sun on a heliocentric orbit of Earth and near it, creation of piloted “solar” space station in a point of a libration of Earth-Sun system out of a gravitation field of Earth (2006-2007).
  • Made interdisciplinary analysis and forecast of the aerospace activity in the 21st century (2006-2008).
  • Proposed the concept of an aerocosmism (2007-2011).
  • The analysis of problems and prospects of moving of mankind out of Earth, development of the social megaproject directed on space expansion, creation of the universal space person, space mankind as most important tasks for a survival and development of humanity and a strategic objective for the space activity sphere and piloted astronautics (2007-2012).
  • Analysis of problems and prospects of greening of space equipment, technology, activities and the implementation of new environmental technologies, “green” technologies, development of offers in a paradigm of “green economy” and “green development” for transition to “green” space activity (2012-2018).
  • Analysis of the history and prospects of the space age, a new concept of space exploration based on superglobal projects and environmentally friendly aerospace technologies and projects (2017-2018).
  • Analysis of the problems of the theory and practice of creating Cosmic Humanity on the examples of the cosmonaut community and the space state Asgardia, the new concept of the world Cosmic Union of communities for space exploration (2017-2019).


He finished school №6 in the Blagoveshchensk city, district Amurskiy (1972)

Armavir highest military aviation college of Red Banner for pilots of antiaircraft defense (1972-1976, with honors and gold medal, specialty «piloting and operation of aircraft», qualification «the military pilot-engineer»);

Correspondence adjuncture Department № 10, «Safety and control system aircraft» 1st Department of the Air Force Engineering Academy named after N.E.Zhukovsky (1982-1986).
Center of preparation of astronauts named by Yu.A. Gagarin ( 1989-1991 qualification «astronaut tester»).

The international center of training systems, UNESCO chair network( 1993-1994 second higher education, direction: «systemic aerospace methods of ecologically balanced environmental management», qualifications: «environmental engineer», «Master of Environmental Management»).

In 1987 in MAEA N.E.Zhukovskogo defended the master’s dissertation: Methods of assessment and ways to improve the safety of fighter aircraft during take-off in case of failure of aircraft (specialty: 20.02.17 — operation and restoration of military and the Air Force equipment, and their combat effectiveness).

In 2008 in MSTU of Bauman defended the doctoral dissertation: Space activity: philosophical and methodological analysis (specialties: 09.00.08 — science and equipment philosophy: 09.00.11 — social philosophy).


In 1972-1998 — Served in the Armed Forces, in the Air Defense and Air Force of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR and Russia, lieutenant colonel of a stock, military pilot of 1st class, I mastered 15 types and modifications of fighter aircrafts, including the MiG-21, MiG-23, SU-27. In 1976-1989 years. — at flight positions in testing, teaching, scientific research units of the 10th National Research Test Site of USSR Ministry of Defense, 148th Center of deployment and retraining pilots of Air Defense, the Security Service of aviation defense USSR Ministry of Defense. In 1989-1998 — test-astronaut of Group of astronauts of Cosmonaut Training Center of Yu.A. Gagarin of Air Force of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR and Russia, was preparing for a long-term space flight aboard the «Soyuz-TM» and the orbital complex «Mir».

In 1999 — 2001 — Head of the Center of ecologization, prevention of emergency situations and labor protection of Institute of professional development «Mashpribor» Roscosmos (Korolev, Moscow region).

In 1999-2003 — the senior research associate of Institute of history of natural sciences and technology, of S.I.Vavilov of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow); in 1999-2004 — the Associate Professor of the Russian university of oil and gas of I.M. Gubkin (Moscow).

In 2003-2008 — the Associate Professor, in 2009-2011 — the Professor of FSEI HPE The Russian Academy of Public Service under the President of the Russian Federation; since 2011 — the Professor of Faculty International Institute of public service and management FSBEI HPE Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (Moscow).

He has experience and was a participant of: researches, testing of aircraft, military rocket equipment, weapons, and space technology; researching of problems of safety flights ; creation of normative documents and systems of prevention of accident rate in aircraft and astronautics; in development of the Law of Russia «About space activity» (1993); research of problems of ecological safety of space activity, the environmental history of technology; complex monitoring and safety of regions and territories of Russia with application of space technologies; training and retraining of experts; environmental protection.

In 2000-2003 — the member of Council and cochairman of the Public association International Social-ecological Union, in 2000-2006 — the coordinator of program For Ecological Safety of Space-rocket Activity.

Full member of the Russian academy of astronautics of K.E. Tsiolkovsky (1994), the corresponding member of the International academy of human problems in aviation and space (1997), the Russian ecological academy (since 2006). Member and expert of: Moscow space club (1991); Center of Russian environmental policy (1998). Member of Organizing committee of Scientific readings K.E. Tsiolkovsky of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1994). The member of Non-departmental advisory council on problems of aerospace defense (2003) and the Interdepartmental commission of experts on space (2003-2013). Expert of the Cluster of space technologies and telecommunications of “Skolkovo” Foundation (2011-2014). Member and expert of Strategic social movement “Russia-2045” (2011). Member of community of 1st Space state Asgardia (2016) and a Parliament deputy in Electoral District No. 7 (Russian), a member of the Committee on Science (2018).

He was awarded by military medals of the USSR and Russia, medals and signs of Cosmonautics Federation of the USSR and Russia.

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Andriy Ivanyshchuk

Andriy Ivanyshchuk (April 9, 1977, Rivne, Ukraine) is a

  • Doctor of Law, Senior Researcher.
  • Editorial Board member of the scientific journal “Advanced Space Law”.
  • Author of more than 60 scientific works. Main scientific interests: legal enforcement and regulation of the judicial branch, problems of the judiciary, international cooperation and legal relations.

Main stages of scientific activity, results, ideas and projects

  • Improvement of legislation in the realm of ​​judicial system development, international cooperation and legal relations (from 2017 to present).
  • Analysis of philosophical and legal aspects, content and problems of legal regulation of the judicial branch (2013-2017).
  • Formation of theoretical foundations of international forensics (2012).
  • Development of the theory and practice of administrative law (2011-2013).
  • Analysis of legal aspects of administrative offenses (2011).


He defended his thesis for a Ph.D. Degree in Law in the Open International University of Human Development “Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine (2017).

He defended his thesis for a Candidate Degree in Law, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine (2012).

Graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Specialist in Law, Ukraine (1999).

Graduated from high school, Rivne, Ukraine (1994).

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Vasyl Semenyaka

Vasyl Semenyaka (August 5, 1975, Krylivka, Zhytomyr region, Ukraine) is a Doctor of Law.

He has written over 50 scientific works. Main scientific interests: international and national space law, civil and insurance law.

Main stages of scientific activity, results, ideas and projects

  • Study of international and national legal frameworks of the authorization mechanism for the conduct of space activities, preparation of practical guides to improve measures of government regulation of space activities (from 2017 to present).
  • Participation in the implementation of the common Ukrainian-European space project “LEOSWEEP” (funded by the European Union within the 7th Framework Program), development of an international legal mechanism for active space debris removal (2015-2016).
  • Analysis of legal measures ensuring the security of space activities and the preservation of outer space from litter, the establishment of scientific regulations and proposals for improvement of the norms of international space law and national space legislation (2012-2014).
  • Analysis of actual problems of the development of international and national space law. The rationale for codification in the field of international space law through the development of a Comprehensive Convention on Space Law (2005-2011).
  • Development of theoretical and applied legal insurance problems in the implementation of space activities, policy setting of improvement of legal regulation of space insurance relations (1998-2004).


He defended his thesis for a Candidate Degree in Law, Kyiv, Ukraine (2004).

Graduated from the Institute of State and Law of V.M. Koretsky National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2000).

Graduated from the National Academy of Law named after Yaroslav Mudryi, Kharkiv, the Faculty of Law (1997).

Graduated from high school, Chervone, Zhytomyr region, Ukraine (1992).


Vasyl Semenyaka participated in: researches regarding the progressive development of international and national space law; preparation of draft legislation in the field of space activities; analyses of draft laws and regulations in the field of space activities, as well as actual legal issues of organization and implementation of space activities.

From 2011 to present, Senior Researcher of the Institute of State and Law of V.M. Koretsky National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Head of the Regulatory Work Sector of the International Center for Space Law, Kyiv. He is engaged in scientific and pedagogical activities in the field of space law.

From 2001-2010, he was a researcher at the International Center for Space Law at the Institute of State and Law of V.M. Koretsky National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

He received the Honorable Diplomas of Institute of State and Law of V.M. Koretsky National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

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Olena Fatkhutdinova

In 1982, Olena Vasylivna Fatkhutdinova graduated summa cum laude from the Law School of the Taras Shevchenko State University of Kyiv.

In 2000, she defended the thesis on Theoretic and Juristic Issues of Legal Process and gained an academic degree of Cand. Sc. Law.

In 2012, she defended the doctoral study on the topic Legal Education as a Factor of Formation of Organizational Consciousness of a Personality and gained an academic degree of Doctorate in Philosophy.

In 2014, she gained an academic degree of Professor.

After graduation from the Taras Shevchenko State University of Kyiv, she was assigned to work as a teacher of Law Science Department at Kyiv Training College of Hotel Business. In 1987, she was appointed as Head of Law Science Department. In 1995, she took on in a position of Associate Professor of the General Legal Disciplines Department of Kyiv University of Tourism, Economics and Law.

Since 2007 until now, she has been working as a Dean of the Law Faculty of the University mentioned above.

In 2017, she was elected as a member of the Higher Education Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. She trains post-graduate and degree-seeking students.

She is a member of the University’s Academic Board and a member of the Specialized Academic Board for Defense of Ph.D. and Doctoral Thesis functioning at the Institute of Higher Education.

Olena Vasylivna published more than 90 academic papers recognized both in Ukraine and in the CIS countries.

In 2006, O. V. Fatkhutdinova was awarded with the title “Honored Lawyer of Ukraine” by the Presidential Decree.

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