The problem of strengthening and ensuring of lawfulness in modern international law is very important today. All recent significant events in international relations are measurable in accordance with the criterions of lawfulness. The concept of lawfulness is using for checking activity and inactivity of subjects in international sphere regarding the correspondence to international law principles and norms. The concept of lawfulness is the central issue in the discussions about military operations or legitimacy of institutions of the global management. Nevertheless, many important theoretical aspects of the lawfulness are poorly understood in the Russian doctrine of law. The present article makes a contribution to researching on the above-mentioned topic.
Lawfulness, legality, legitimacy, authority, institutions of the global management.