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21st Edition

Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2021



ISBN 9780367440497
Published October 8, 2020 by Routledge
774 Pages

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Book Description

Europa's comprehensive survey of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia.

General Survey

Leading authorities on the region analyze topics of regional importance.

Country Surveys

Chapters on each country, containing:

- essays on its recent history and economy, and a chronology of events

- an extensive statistical survey of economic indicators

- a comprehensive directory of the most significant political, commercial and cultural institutions

- a bibliography of books concerned with the country's history, politics and economy

- detailed coverage of the self-proclaimed secessionist territories of the region, including, for the first time, chronologies of events.

Who's Who in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

- biographical information on more than 150 leading political figures in the region

Regional Information

- a directory of major international organizations and research institutes concerned with the region

- select bibliographies of books and periodicals.

Table of Contents

PART ONE General Survey

The COVID-19 Pandemic in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

PÁL DUNAY, PAYAM FOROUGHI and GALINA KOLODZINSKAIA

Economies of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

ANDERS ÅSLUND

Poverty, Inequality and Social Welfare in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

ANN-MARI SÅTRE

Politics of Energy in the Caspian Sea Region

SHIRIN AKINER (revised by ROBERT E. LOONEY)

Russian Foreign Policy: Between Continuity and Change

LAURE DELCOUR

Assessing Democracy and Dictatorship in the Postcommunist Space

PÁL DUNAY and PAYAM FOROUGHI

Appendix: The Religions of the Region

 

PART TWO Country Surveys

Sections on geography (including a map), chronology, history and economy, as well as statistical surveys, directories and bibliographies for each country

 

ARMENIA

History VAHRAM TER-MATEVOSYAN

Economy

AZERBAIJAN

History ERIC LEPISTO

Economy ERIC LEPISTO

Autonomous Republic: Naxçıvan

Secessionist Territory: Nagoryni Karabakh (Artsakh)

 

BELARUS

History ANDREW RYDER

Economy ANDREW RYDER

GEORGIA

History ELENE MELIKISHVILI

Economy VLADIMER PAPAVA and MICHAEL TOKMAZISHVILI

Autonomous Republic: Ajara

Secessionist Territories: Abkhazia; South Ossetia

KAZAKHSTAN

History ANNA SAVCHENKO

Economy SHIRIN AKINER (revised by ROBERT E. LOONEY)

KYRGYZSTAN

History PAYAM FOROUGHI and GALINA KOLODZINSKAIA

Economy JOHN ANDERSON (revised by PAYAM FOROUGHI)

MOLDOVA

History MAXIM EDWARDS

Economy KAMIL CAŁUS

Autonomous Territory: Gagauzia

Secessionist Territory: Transnistria

THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

History RASMUS NILSSON

Economy PHILIP HANSON (revised by ROBERT E. LOONEY)

Members of the Russian Federation

TAJIKISTAN

History

Economy

Autonomous Province: Kuhistoni Badakhshon

TURKMENISTAN

History PAYAM FOROUGHI and GALINA KOLODZINSKAIA

Economy PAYAM FOROUGHI

UKRAINE

History TARAS KUZIO

Economy TARAS KUZIO

Disputed Territories: The Crimean Peninsula; The Donbas

UZBEKISTAN

History PAYAM FOROUGHI and GALINA KOLODZINSKAIA

Economy PAYAM FOROUGHI and GALINA KOLODZINSKAIA

Sovereign Republic: Qoraqalopog`iston

PART THREE Who’s Who of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

PART FOUR Regional Information

REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

RESEARCH INSTITUTES

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY (BOOKS)

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY (PERIODICALS)

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Editor(s)

Biography

Europa Publications’ regional publications are compiled by a team of editors and researchers, with introductory and country-specific material provided by specialists in their field:

 

Shirin Akiner. Late Research Associate, Near and Middle East Section, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and Associate Fellow, Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs), London, United Kingdom.

John Anderson. Professor, School of International Relations and Centre for Russian, Soviet, Central and Eastern European Studies, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom.

Anders Åslund. Senior Fellow, Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council, Washington, DC, USA and Adjunct Professor, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA.

Kamil Całus. Research Fellow, Department for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, Ośrodek Studiów Wschodnich im. Marka Karpia (Marek Karp Centre for Eastern Studies), Warsaw, Poland, Editor of Spojrzenie na Wschód quarterly.

Laure Delcour. Associate Professor, Institut d’Etudes européennes, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, Paris, France.

Pál Dunay. Professor of NATO and European Security Issues, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmish-Partenkirchen, Germany, and Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary.

Maxim Edwards. Eurasia Editor at Global Voices, former editor of openDemocracy Russia (oDR). Journalist and translator specializing in Eastern Europe and the post-

Soviet space.

Payam Foroughi. Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, American University of Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan, and Thesis Supervisor,

OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Philip Hanson. Emeritus Professor at University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, and Associate Fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs), London, United Kingdom.

Galina Kolodzinskaia. Visiting Research Fellow and member of Research Group for Russia, Asia and International Trade, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo, Norway

Taras Kuzio. Professor, Department of Political Science, National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Ukraine, and Non-Resident Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute, School

of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, USA.

Eric Lepisto. Anthropologist specializing in sociopolitical transformations in the former Soviet Union.

Robert E. Looney. International consultant specializing in economic development and Distinguished Professor, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA.

Elene Melikishvili. Analyst in political risk and international relations.

Rasmus Nilsson. Teaching Fellow in Russian Foreign and Security Policy, UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, United Kingdom.

Vladimer Papava. Professor of Economics, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia, Senior Fellow, Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies, Tbilisi, Georgia, and Senior Associate Fellow of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program Joint Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Andrew Ryder. Researcher and consultant on regional economic development, regional geography, and sustainability.

Ann-Mari Sätre. Associate Professor of Economics and Research Director, IRES Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University, Sweden.

Anna Savchenko. Political scientist, researcher specializing in Kazakhstani politics, citizenship, statelessness, gender and social modernization.

Vahram Ter-Matevosyan. Associate Professor, Chair of the Political Science and International Affairs Program, American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.

Michael Tokmazishvili. Senior Researcher, Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE-Transcaucasus), Tbilisi, Georgia and Head of Macroeconomic Division-

Budget Office, Parliament of Georgia.