This book represents an international response to the 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union. It examines challenges the new countries of former Soviet republic face, those relating to natural resources and environmental problems and how they relate to each country's economic and geographic setting.
Table of Contents
1. The Environmental Implications of Republic Sovereignty 2. Russia: An Overview of the Federation 3. European Russia 4. The Urals and Siberia 5. The Russian Far East 6. Estonia 7. Latvia 8. Lithuania 9. Ukraine 10. Environmental Management in Ukraine 11. Belarus 12. Moldova 13. Georgia 14. Armenia 15. Azerbaijan 16. Kazakhstan 17. Turkmenistan 18. Uzbekistan 19. Kyrgyzstan 20. Tajikistan 21. Conclusion