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Eiki Berg 23 Nov 2020
(Geopolitics) Abstract: This paper explores the geopolitical role that a de facto state may play while operating in the context of patron-client relations and engagement without recognition framework. This is especially pronounced in Transnistria, which due to economic incentives offered by the EU through the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) may not fit well into the overall...
Eiki Berg 02 Oct 2020
(defactostates.ut.ee) Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) has not been recognized by any UN member state, including Armenia. There have been some rumors about Uruguay’s willingness to recognize NKR’s independence as well as Tuvalu’s intentions to establish diplomatic relations. So far, however, none of these have materialized. NKR has been recognized by Abkhazia, South Ossetia and...
Eiki Berg 09 Jul 2020
(Territory, Politics, Governance) Abstract: De facto states represent an anomalous sovereign condition. Their parent states are unable to regain control over the territory that de facto states possess, while the de facto states are unable to secure widespread recognition of their self-determination claims without the consent of their parent states. Kosovo and Serbia have recently entertained...