So not many times in history. Proceedings of the scientist known only specialists and undeservedly forgotten by posterity, suddenly attracted by the scientific community for its depth and relevance. Expert in the field of theory international and state law, the historian of philosophy and literature, publisher and journalist Alexander S. Yashchenko was born in Stavropol in 1877. After graduating from high school enrolled in the Stavropol Mathematics Moscow University, but soon decided to continue their studies at the Faculty of Law. He graduated in 1900. From 1909 to 1913 A. was a professor of Tartu Yashchenko, and then the University of Perm.
In March 1919, in the Soviet delegation arrived in Germany to discuss additional ones to the Brest peace, and refused to return to the RSFSR. Since 1924, he served as professor and later head of the department of international law Kaunas University in Lithuania. In the early 1930s he settled in Berlin, where he successfully engaged in publishing activities. Why Yashchenko were devoted to reading, which took place in Stavropol Institute of Friendship of Peoples Caucasus? Modern scientists, ethnologists recognize – even two decades ago, it seemed that nationalism as a factor in the development of global political, economic and cultural processes in the category of objects becomes purely academic research. Everything changed almost overnight. The resulting wave of nationalism shattered the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia … But none of these fragments of the former federal states, despite internal multinational, has not chosen a federal form of government – except for Russia.