Статьи рубрики | History of transport law

Tarasenko Yuriy A. The contract features of goods transportation according to Naval Charter of 1720 (the Charter of single-stickers)

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Tarasenko Yuriy A. - candidate of Law, senior lecturer of the department "Civil law, International private law and Civil procedure", Law Institute, Russian University of Transport (MIIT)


Abstract. Until the beginning of the XVIII century, the problems connected with carriage of goods were solved by the customary law, or were fragmentary mentioned in some treaties of North-West Russia with the Hanseatic League. Naval Charter (the Charter of single-stickers) adopted in 1720 began nationwide legal regulation of the activities of sea-carriers and traders-owners of cargo. It was the first time when the rights and obligations of the parties were determined, the issues of distribution of responsibility for cargo loss or damage during transportation were regulated. The paper attempts to provide legal qualification of the contract between the carrier and the owner of the goods, to determine its essential conditions. The conducted analysis of the Charter provisions allows us to conclude that the matter of the agreement was not only cargo shipping. The treaty was of a mixed character; the duty of the carrier was not only to carry out the transportation, but also to load the goods. But the most important thing is that since the introduction of the Naval Charter (Charter of single-stickers) Russia has made a transition to the carriers’ professional responsibility in carrying out their cargo shipping activities.

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Petrov Yury Iv. Legal regulation of roads in Russia during the reign of Anna Ioannovna

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Petrov Yury Iv. - candidate of History, docent, associate professor of the department "Customs Law and Organization of the Customs Affairs", Law Institute, Russian University of Transport (MIIT)


Abstract. The article considers the legal aspects, adopted during the reign of Anna Ioannovna, the aim of which was to improve land roads in Russia. The analysis of few decrees shows the governmental efforts to build roads, to improve local and general management in this field, to take care of merchants and people, involved into road building.

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Petrov Yu. Development of waterways and shipping facilities in Russia in the era of «Palace coups»

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Petrov Yu. - candidate of historical sciences, associate professor, professor of «The customs law and customs affairs» of the Law institute of Russian university of transport


Abstract. The article deals with the measures of the government in the post-Peter I era aimed at the development of waterways and shipping facilities. The efforts made by the government to update the shipping fleet and maintain the system of canals and river ways of communication are shown.

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Petrov Yu. Development of communication routes and transport legislation in the Peter´s I era

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Petrov Yu. - candidate of historical sciences, associate professor, professor of «The customs law and customs affairs» of the Law institute of Russian university of transport


Abstract. The article discusses the practical steps of Peter The great, aimed at the development of communication routes and transport legislation in the state. Particular attention is paid to the waterways, the development of which was carried out through the construction of canals, measures that contributed to the renewal of the commercial fleet of ships and the legal regulation of these processes.

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Matveeva A. How forged our victory — the soviet rear during the Great Patriotic war

Experience of legal support of the functioning of the transport system during the Great Patriotic War (Moscow, Law Institute of MIIT, November 29, 2017)


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Matveeva A. - candidate of historical sciences, associate professor history and culturology, Moscow state automobile and road state technical University


Abstract. The Great Patriotic war is also a battle of economies, patterns of mobilization and organization industry, as well as the struggle of workers. The article discusses key issues related to mobilizing the Soviet people to repel the enemy. Debunk the myths about the state of logistics and the development of the Soviet economy of the war period.

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Kharlamova Yu. The feat of the Soviet railway workers during the battle for the Caucasus and in the battle for Stalingrad

Experience of legal support of the functioning of the transport system during the Great Patriotic War (Moscow, Law Institute of MIIT, November 29, 2017)


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Kharlamova Yu. - doctor of political science, associate professor, professor of the department of transport law and administrative law of the Law Institute Russian University of transport


Abstract. The article analyzes the role of railway workers during the battle for the Caucasus and in the battle for Stalingrad. The importance of armored train teams on the most dangerous sectors of the front is assessed, events related to the construction of the Astrakhan-Elista-Kizlyar railway line, as well as reconstruction work on railway transport, are covered.

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Zemlin A. Some issues of legal regulation and organization of transport activity in the years of the great Patriotic War

Experience of legal support of the functioning of the transport system during the Great Patriotic War (Moscow, Law Institute of MIIT, November 29, 2017)


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Zemlin A. - doctor of legal sciences, professor, head of chair «Transport law and administrative law» Law Institute of the Russian University of transport, honored science worker of the Russian Federation


Abstract. In article on the basis of the analysis of scientific publications deals with the issues of legal regulation and organization of the TRANS-tailor activities during the great Patriotic War.

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Petrov Yu. The emergence of the railways in Russia in the reign of Nicholas I

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Petrov Yu. - candidate of historical sciences, associate professor, professor of «Customs law and customs affairs» of the Law Institute of Russian University of transport


Abstract. The article discusses the first steps in the railway business in Russia. Provisions from the note of the Austrian nobleman Franz Anton von Gerstner which has awakened interest to Railways in society and government circles of Russia are resulted. The stages of consideration of the note in government circles and decision-making in favor of railway construction are shown.

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