Petra Colmorgen

The editors: Dr. Daria Isachenko is Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Turkey Studies of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin. She is the author of, among others, The Making of Informal States: Statebuilding in Northern Cyprus and Transdniestria (Palgrave Macmillan 2012). Dr. Mikhail Minakov is Senior Advisor at The Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, and editor-in-chief of the Ideology and Politics Journal. He is the author of, among others, Development and Dystopia: Studies in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Eastern Europe (ibidem-Verlag 2018). Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse is Director of the Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) in Berlin and Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Oxford. She is the author of, among others, The Crimea Question: Identity, Transition, and Conflict (Harvard University Press 2007).