2nd Edition

Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2002

Edited By Imogen Bell Copyright 2001
    652 Pages
    by Routledge

    This all-encompassing guide:
    * Includes over 600 pages of current political, economic and social affairs of the region
    * Provides an impartial perspective on all the countries and territories of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia
    * Combines detailed analysis by acknowledged experts, the latest statistics and invaluable directory material.

    Background to the Region: * Leading authorities analyse topics of regional importance including organized crime, the Chechen conflict, the environment and the politics of energy. Regional Organizations: * Details of membership, structure and activities of the principal organizations operating in the region. Research Institutes, Periodicals and a Select Bibliography: * Lists those institutes, periodicals and books specializing in regional issues. Country Surveys: * Individual chapters on every country containing - Articles on physical and social geography; a chronology; invaluable names, addresses, e-mail and internet addresses and further background information on the Constitution, national and local government, diplomatic representation, the judicial system, religion, the press, publishers, broadcasting and communications, finance, trade and industry, tourism, culture, the environment, education and defence. Political Profiles: * The leading figures are highlighted, with details of their lives, achievements and current positions.


    Imogen Bell