Peace Processes, Violence, and De Facto States : Pathways to Peace and Security. № 1(62). 2022. Special Issue / ed. by E. Stepanova, S. Golunov. – Moscow : IMEMO, 2022. 146 p. – ISBN 978-5-9535-0610-6. – DOI 10.20542/978-5-9535-0610-6
Publication Type:

ISBN 978-5-9535-0610-6

DOI: 10.20542/978-5-9535-0610-6

The dynamics of peacemaking and the uneasy interplay of talks and violence in contemporary peace processes become increasingly nonlinear, complex, and unpredictable.  In this special issue (no. 1(62), 2022), a mix of actors, dynamics and factors at the interface of peace processes and violence is narrowed down to contexts that involve de facto states. The majority of (post)conflict settings involving de facto states have been subject to an ongoing or stalemated peace process that has failed to produce comprehensive, final peace accords, with respective conflicts remaining “frozen”. Despite some form of a ceasefire in place, many de facto states remain heavily contested, and recurring violence or a relapse into armed conflict are not infrequent. The volume includes a discussion about the basic terminology and concepts, such as “peace processes” and “de facto states”. It then explores some key cross-cutting issues in various contexts involving de facto states, with the central focus on contested sovereignty, domestic and international, and on how it relates to viability of such entities in active or frozen conflicts in and beyond post-Soviet Eurasia. Finally, internal and international aspects of the main violent confrontation in Europe and the post-Soviet space of the 2010s – an armed conflict in Donbass – are explored. This includes the rarely addressed dynamics behind talks and violence within the contested republics of Donbass, and a critical analysis of the Minsk peace process, of the role of the European institutions, such as the OSCE and the EU, of whether or not this process was doomed to fail, and of the factors that led to a new violent escalation in the region since February 2022.


Gromoglasova Elizaveta
Гуманитарный кризис в “северном треугольнике” Взгляд сквозь призму концепции “ответственности по защите” [Текст] / Е.С. Громогласова // Латинская Америка. – 2017. – № 12. – С. 43-54.

Nochevkina Louisa
History of Economics. Textbook. Moscow, Publishing House of the International University in Moscow, 2007, 192 p.

Ежегодник СИПРИ 2021: вооружения, разоружение и международная безопасность : перевод с англ. / СИПРИ, ИМЭМО РАН ; редколл.: А.А. Дынкин, А.Г. Арбатов, В.Г. Барановский и др. – Москва : ИМЭМО РАН, 2022. – 964 с. – ISBN 978-5-9535-0611-3. – DOI 10.20542/978-5-9535-0611-3.

Nikitin Alexander
Безопасные и мирные Олимпийские Игры [Текст] / А.И. Никитин // Обзоры Корейской ассоциации криминальной психологии. – 2015. – № 38. – С. 207 – 238.

Rustamova Leili
Contribution of International Non-Governmental Organizations to Peaceful Conflict Resolution Processes: The Case of the Syrian Conflict Reference: Rustamova L.R. — Contribution of International Non-Governmental Organizations to Peaceful Conflict Resolution Processes: The Case of the Syrian Conflict // World Politics. – 2022. – № 4. – P. 32 - 45. DOI: 10.25136/2409-8671.2022.4.38836 EDN: IMDEEC URL:

Krivogouz Mikhail
Внешний долг Украины и западные спонсоры [Текст] / М.И. Кривогуз // Украина: информационно-аналитический мониторинг. – 2015. – № 9-10 (109-110). – С. 77 – 78.

Romashkina Natalia
Информационный суверенитет в современную эпоху стратегического противоборства [Текст] / Н. П. Ромашкина // Информационные войны. – 2019. – № 4 (52). – С. 14-19.

North – South – Russia 2009 Yearbook. Moscow, IMEMO RAN, 2010

Romashkina Natalia
Проблема информационного суверенитета России в условиях нового стратегического противоборства [Текст] / Н.П. Ромашкина // Вестник Академии военных наук. – 2019. – № 4. – С. .

Solovyev Eduard
Суверенитет в рамках полицентричного миропорядка: возвращение к истокам [Текст] / Э.Г. Соловьёв // Международная жизнь. – 2014. – № 6. – С. 96 – 110.

Социальное развитие в условиях экономических трансформаций. Отв.ред. Ф.Э.Бурджалов. М., ИМЭМО РАН, 2001, 20,5 п.л.

China and Globalization: a View from Moscow and Beijing. Eds. V. Mikheev, V. Shvydko. Moscow, IMEMO RAN, 2013, 114 p.

Smyslov Dmitry
Внешнее финансирование России в переходный период. М., ИМЭМО РАН, 2001, 16 п.л.

Институциональные основы экономического роста. Под редакцией чл.-корр. РАН Дынкина А.А., Миловидова В.Д. М., Инфра-М, 2002, 95 с.

“North – South – Russia 2013 Yearbook”.Executive Editor V. Khoros and D. Malysheva. Moscow, IMEMO RAN, 2014, 186 p.

Gracheva Mariya
Internal Control and Audit in the Public Governance Bodies in Developed Countries. Moscow, IMEMO RAN, 2008.

Borisov Stanislav
New Facts about Russia’s External Debt.

Kobrinskaya Irina, Frumkin Boris
Центрально-Восточная Европа в международных процессах «пост-COVID-19» // Международные процессы. 2020. Т. 18. № 2 (61). С. 71-91. DOI 10.17994/IT.2020.

Kobrinskaya Irina, Frumkin Boris
Центрально-Восточная Европа в международных процессах "пост-COVID-19" // Международные процессы. 2020. Т. 18, № 2 (61). С. 71-91. DOI 10.17994/IT.2020.

Year of the Planet: У earbook / Primakov Institute of World Economy and Intemational Relations (IMEMO). - Yearbook 2017 / Ed. Ьу V. Baranovsky, Е. Solovyev. Moscow: Idea-Press, 2017. 400 р.
Related publications

Comments (0)

No comments

Add comment

First news
Institute News

The “Polis. Political Studies" journal (№ 3, 2023) published an article "Advantages of the Organizational Theory of Alexander Bogdanov in Explaining the Transformation of the European Union" by Daria Moiseeva.



Alexander Fedorovsky made a presentation "Adaptation of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Korea to the New Realities in the Asia-Pacific Region: Prospects and Possible Consequences" at the conference on trade and economic cooperation between Russia and the Republic of Korea of the working group “Economy, Trade and Resources” as part of the Forum “Dialogue Russia – Republic of Korea”. 


Recently Published