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The sustainability and future of de facto states of post-sovie area (on the example of Transnistria and Abkhazia)
de facto state
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The dissolution of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia resulted in the
establishment of a great number of sovereign nations and separatist states
concentrated in the greater Black Sea region and Balkans. The latter, so-called de
facto states became the result of frozen conflicts that emerged as Russia’s grip over its
territory weakened during the last years of the USSR and dormant ethno-religious
tensions erupted into internecine conflict. Separatists, ultimately with help from
Russia, were able to enshrine victories on the battlefield through ceasefires with
parent states that have held for over two decades. However, the issues surrounding
these de facto states remain unsettled, and attempts at conflict resolution and
reconciliation have been complicated by many factors, including Russian interests and
involvement in the region, national historical memory and demographics, non-ability
of weak parent states to step up and international norms and laws that mostly favor
the status quo. This thesis seeks to examine the de facto states of Abkhazia and
Transnistria, the challenges in front of them and explore possible scenarios for the
future of these entities through investigating and analyzing the common points and
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