This title was first published in 2001. This study of centre-periphery relations in Russia looks at general developments in law, politics and economy, as well as resource management and military presence. The book is the result of several years of co-operation between the Centre for Russian Studies and the Polar Programme.
Table of Contents
General development trends in law, politics and economy: relations between Moscow and the regions of northwestern Russia - the legal aspect; the Russian regionalization process - decentralization by design or disintegration by default?; Russian regions in transition - centralization through decentralization? Sectoral studies - resource management and military presence: offshore developments - the compatability of federal decisions and regional concerns; centre-periphery tensions in the management of northwest Russian fisheries; the military sector - federal responsibility, regional concern.