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Update - I forgot one of the most significant dissolutions by voluntary decision of the citizens. The Articles of Confederation were replaced by the United States of America after a plebiscite. Don't forget voluntary incorporation. Texas decided to dissolve the Republic of Texas and join the United States. Texas became an independent nation, the ...


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(Note: "Collapse" should be taken to mean a loss of complexity. "Dissolve" means an increase of complexity. My definitions don't make great sense, but I feel we need some) The number one reason states collapse or peacefully dissolve and are added to other states, including military reasons is: The inability to adapt and react to change, or more commonly ...


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This is a very broad question but I will try to summarize it simply into a few paragraphs. Of course, I will probably be lynched by this, as the consensus ranges from economic and military to accusations of conspiracy. Military, Economy, and Openness/Restructuring In short, all 3 factors. Reagan and Thatcher's increased belligerence towards the Soviet ...


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A choice made by the people of the state, usually via the mechanism of an election or a referendum, has caused states and governements to dissolve. The first, and most potent answer is the parting of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic in 1993. This was done by means of an act of the elected parliament the previous year, and ...


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Climate Change and Natural Disasters A strong factor in the dissolution of states, which can be observed all across history, is environmental change and disasters. A few caveats: I can't think of any examples in which environmental factors have brought about the direct and extremely rapid demise of a state (although local polities have certainly been ...


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I'm back to suggest an answer to my own question In 2005, Viktor Yanukovych was declared as the winner of the presidential elections but protesters, out crying massive electoral fraud, led to the nullification of the run-off. Viktor Yanukovych lost the second run-off. In 2010, Viktor Yanukovych won the elections and became (for the second time?) the ...



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