// Year of the Planet. 2013. Yearbook. P. 409-419
Abstract. The current situation in the Republic of the Sudan can be characterized by political instability and attempts to find a way out of economic crisis against the backdrop of falling oil revenues and unceasing conflicts between the center and the periphery. The article discusses the reasons for the economic downturn and political turmoil in the Republic of the Sudan after the separation of its southern region and the proclamation of the Republic of South Sudan on 9 July 2011.
Keywords: Republic of the Sudan, Republic of South Sudan, economic development, political instability, border conflicts