Questions tagged [cession]

The formal giving up of rights, property, or territory by a state.

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Has there ever been an independence movement with the goal to split off an underperforming part of a nation?

There have been many independence movements in history. The Wikipedia category of independence movements alone lists 145 articles about mostly distinct independence / seperationist / liberation ...
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Have any politicians in Ukraine considered ejecting Luhansk and Donetsk?

(Edit - Feb 22nd: seeing the events of the last 12 hours I feel kind of dirty for asking this question, which I did before reading about Russia's recognition - though I was aware the Duma had ...
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