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CIA National Intelligence Estimates on the Cross-Strait and Sino-Russian Relations

... continent. The CIA analysis thus lays the foundations for the Chinese strategy regarding the non-recognition of Kosovo ( de jure a part of Serbia before partial recognition in 2008) to weaken the West, and at the same time the non-recognition of Abkhazia, Transnistria, South Ossetia to weaken Russian, and the non-recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh to weaken Armenia. Beijing's policy in Europe regarding de facto and partially recognized states will have consequences for the recognition of Taiwan and vice ...


Moldova in 2020–2021

... that needs to be resolved by becoming a part of Romania. The Maia Sandu coalition government, which came to power in 2019, openly advocated this scenario, but there will be too many obstacles to this in the near future. In addition to the unresolved Transnistria dispute, some Moldovan elites are concerned that they could lose their status and turn into a weak regional force. Despite the domestic political changes in the first half of the 2020s, we should expect a new wave of Romanization and deeper ...


Challenges to Eurasian Security in the Coming Decade

... the country has successfully survived the previous several decades. It is, however, evident that Russia will perceive the potential threats associated with Belarus very painfully and certain forces might attempt to take advantage of this. Moldova and Transnistria: continuing freeze Sergey Rekeda: The Union State of Russia and Belarus: Searching for a Development Vector Transnistria can be described as a textbook post-Soviet example of a frozen, unresolved conflict. The territory is entering the new ...


Moldova and Transnistria: the Spectre of Federalization

How likely is a win-win situation? A number of events have taken place in the past few months sparking a new wave of conspiracy theories about the possibility of Transnistria reintegrating into Moldova in the near future. Some observers believe that the settlement of the Transnistrian conflict, something only President of Moldova Igor Dodon would speak about until recently, is gradually turning into a tangible ...


CIS in 2017: Achievements, Challenges, Prospects

... territorial integrity is still on the agenda and that integrity cannot be questioned. However, from the conflict perspective, there are no attempts to force changes, and changes appear to be unlikely in the foreseeable future. As for the conflict in Transnistria, there are some positive dynamics due to Igor Dodon’s victory in the presidential election. While frequent meetings of a post-Soviet state leader with the Russian counterpart are a rare occurrence, Dodon has already met twice with Vladimir ...


Transnistria: Dilemmas of Peaceful Settlement

The significance of the Transnistrian conflict is derived from three basic factors. The first is putting an end to the standoff between the Republic of Moldova and the unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR) by resolving political status issues and bringing about ...


Ukraine is Intensifying the Transnistria Conflict

Dilemmas for Pro-Russian Sentiments The deteriorating relationship between Moscow and Kiev may be having profound regional consequences, with the Transnistrian Moldovan Republic (TMR) becoming a clear victim due to the abruptly worsening international environment. The Russian public has focused on the military aspects, although the problem is multidimensional and armed confrontation breaking out ...


Russia and the EU – Looking for Ways of Cooperation in the Common Neighbourhood: the case of the Republic of Moldova and Transdniestria

... promote the introduction of Customs Union standards in Transdniestria, as well as opening certification and testing centres accredited with the Customs Union. Possible political space for compromises on trade-related issues Pavel Kandel: Transnistria in the Shadow of the Ukraine Crisis From a technical point of view, Transdniestria and the Republic of Moldova could identify compromises for creating a regional free trade area, and could even expand it to include elements of a common economic ...


Transnistria in the Shadow of the Ukraine Crisis

In light of the events in Ukraine, the situation in Transnistria (the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic) may seem rosy. Although this takes nothing away from its drama. The most serious challenges arise due to two factors: the signing of an Association Agreement between Moldova and the European Union; ...


RIAC and CMI Discuss Transnistria Settlement

... 4, 2014, the Russian International Affairs Council and Crisis Management Initiative headed by Marti Ahtisaari held the roundtable “ Russia and the EU: in Search for Ways for Cooperation within Common Neighborhood on the Example of Moldova and Transnistria .” The attendees discussed the political and economic aspects of the Russia-EU-Moldova-Transnistria dialogue with the focus on Transnistria settlement and the impact of the November 30 parliamentary elections in Moldova on its relations ...


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