The Gagauz Republic: Internal Dynamics of De Facto Statehood

@inproceedings{Caspersen2018TheGR,
  title={The Gagauz Republic: Internal Dynamics of De Facto Statehood},
  author={Nina Caspersen},
  year={2018}
}
The post-Soviet area is a home for a several de facto states, which are entities that resemble “normal” states but lack international recognition. This paper examines a historical and under-researched case study of the Gagauz Republic (Gagauzia), a de facto state that existed within Moldova between 1990 and 1995. Drawing on a new suite of sources – interviews, memoirs and journalism – it analyses the territorial, military, political, and socio-economic dimensions of the Gagauz de facto… CONTINUE READING

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