Uncertain Ground: Engaging With Europe’s De Facto States and Breakaway Territories

Uncertain Ground: Engaging With Europe’s De Facto States and Breakaway Territories

Date: December 3, 2018

Author(s):  De Waal Thomas

Language: English

Work type: Report

Publisher/institution: Carnegie Europe

Abstract:

Abkhazia, Transdniestria, and northern Cyprus, three unrecognized statelets in Europe that arose during conflicts in the twentieth century, have endured for decades. Despite many problems, they are self-governing and stable, and they show no signs of collapsing.