This excellent reference source brings together hard-to-find information on the eighty-three constituent units of the Russian Federation.
The introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, focusing on the evolution of the relationship between the central state and the regions, 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 federal subjects, each of which includes a current map. The third section comprises a select bibliography of books. The fourth section features a series of indexes, listing the territories alphabetically, by Federal Okrug and Economic Area.
'University libraries catering for courses in international relations, economics, comparative politics, etc. should definitely consider acquiring this book.' - Reference Reviews
'I don't know of any other information source which describes this important country in such a compact and up-to-date fashion.'- Reference Reviews