|Birth||30 March 1955|
Bakhtiyar R. Tuzmukhamedov (Russian: Бахтияр Раисович Тузмухамедов; born March 30, 1955) is a Russian international lawyer, who served as a judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda until its closure on December 31, 2015.
Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov is the son of Rais Tuzmukhamedov, who was a leading Soviet international lawyer, specializing in national liberation and decolonization issues throughout the 1950s–1960s. Tuzmukhamedov attended the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, graduating in 1977. In 1983, he was conferred with a degree of the Candidate of Juridical Science. His candidate dissertation covered UN work with regard to the Indian Ocean peace zone proposal. In 1994, he received an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.
A longtime professor of international Law at the Diplomatic Academy in Moscow, he has also served as a research fellow, senior research fellow, and associate professor of international Law at the academy.