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The politics of succession in the U.S.S.R.
Howard R. Swearer
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1 State succession refers to ‘the replacement of one State by another in the responsibility for the international relations of territory’ (see, eg Art.
2 (1) (b) Vienna Convention on Succession of States in Respect of Treaties [‘VCSS-T’]; Art. 2 (1) (a) Vienna Convention on Succession of States in Respect of State Property, Archives and Debts; Art.
2 (a) International Law. Robert Conquest was born in Malvern, Worcestershire, the son of an American businessman and a Norwegian mother. He was educated at Winchester College, the University of Grenoble, Oxford University, where he was an exhibitioner in modern history and took his bachelor's and master's degrees in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and his doctorate in Soviet history.
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