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The Territories of the Russian Federation 2005

6th Edition


340 pages

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Hardback: 9781857432947
pub: 2005-02-24
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The Territories of the Russian Federation 2005 offers a diverse collection of political and economic information on the Russian Federation and its eighty-nine constituent units.

The Introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, and consists of an essay written by acknowledged experts, focusing on the economic relationship between the federal subjects and the state, followed by a chronology, demographic and economic statistics, and a review of the federal Government.

The second section comprises Territorial Surveys, with a chapter on each of Russia's eighty-nine federal subjects. Each chapter includes:

* A map, plus a description of location, topography, area and population

* Details of the history of the territory, followed by information on the recent and existing political situation

* An economic survey, presenting the latest available data on transport, agriculture, industry, external trade, finance and employment

* A directory listing essential names and addresses for the leading political officials.

The third and fourth parts comprise a select bibliography of books and Indexes, listing the territories alphabetically, with a gazetteer of alternative names, and by both Federal Okrug and economic area.

Key features:

* A comprehensive overview of the Russian Federation

* Offers an analysis and understanding of the country's regional dimension

* Invaluable directories of important territorial contacts

* Detailed and accurate political, economic and statistical information

* Some 100 current maps

* Extensive information from a wide variety of sources, many of which are unavailable in English.

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REFERENCE / Encyclopedias