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The recent political changes in the region, such as Russia’s annexation of Crimea and Moldova’s signature of an Association Agreement with the EU, have transformed the political context of the Transnistrian problem, ongoing for the past 20 years. The repositioning of the involved actors – Moldova, Russia, Transnistria, and Ukraine – in the context of these new political realities might be the key to breaking the deadlock surrounding this breakaway region. In this article, the author explores each actor’s evolving approaches to the problem and assesses how the problem could be resolved or exacerbated in the near future.

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Kamil Calus
Kamil Calus
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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