Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2003

Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2003

by Taylor and Francis




Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia provides an impartial, up-to-date survey of the countries and territories that make up the region. This general survey offers detailed articles written by leading authorities. Subjects covered include organized crime; the aftermath of the Russian financial crisis; international relations; the economic situation in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States; the environment; social policy; Islamist militancy and the changing geopolitics of the region; and the politics of energy.

Individual country surveys provide details on a range of information including details on physical and social geography; an historical chronology; invaluable essays on political and economic affairs; a detailed statistical survey; a directory of names, addresses, e-mail and internet addresses; further background information on the Constitution, government, diplomatic representation, the judicial system, religion, the press, publishers, broadcasting and communications, finance, trade and industry, tourism, culture, the environment and defense; and a select bibliography.

A biographical section highlights leading figures, including details of their lives, achievements and current positions.

Details on regional organizations include their membership, structure and activities of the principal organizations operating in the region. Information is also provided on research institutes, periodicals and books specializing in regional issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857431377
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/27/2002
Series: Eastern Europe, Russia & Central Asia
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 694
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.80(d)

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