Taiwan Looks To Russia To Secure Energy Imports And Independence From China


A number of nations live in a diplomatic “twilight zone,” largely bereft of global diplomatic recognition. These include the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, whose unilateral declaration of independence in 1983 has only been recognized in the last 29 years and only by Turkey. Former Yugoslavian republic of Kosovo has fared somewhat better; following its unilateral declaration of independence in 2008 after nine years of UN occupation, Kosovo has attracted diplomatic recognition from 90 countries. But Taiwan, the self-styled “Republic…

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