Tomáš Hoch

who was born in 1980, has studied Political and Cultural Geography at the Department of Human Geography and Regional Development at the University of Ostrava in the Czech Republic, where he is currently working as an assistant professor. His research focuses on the unrecognised states of the Caucasus region, development cooperation and policies towards the countries of the Global South. His recent publications include articles in Europe-Asia Studies, Problems of Post-Communism and the Bulletin of Geography. He is the author of two monographs on the topic of the specifics of development in unrecognised states and on the Russian role in conflicts and peace processes in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, respectively.

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