Stephen Dieseruvwe Blog

There have been ethnic and religious tensions around the world, and in some cases have resulted to devastating wars. Examples of such tensions were found in the Former Yugoslavia, which disintegrated into seven countries vis- Slovenia, Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, and Bosnia. We also have the post-Soviet states, also commonly known as the Former Soviet Union or Former Soviet Republics, are the 15 independent states that emerged from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in its dissolution in December 1991. The three Baltic states restored their independence on the basis of state continuity; while the remaining 12 republics are deemed to have seceded from the Soviet Union and are thus referred to as the Newly Independent States, viz Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Estonia; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russia; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzbekistan – (Wikipedia). Sudan is another example. Since gaining independence from Britain and Egypt in 1956, Sudan…

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