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Annual Survey of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: 1998 : Holding the Course - Peter Rutland

Annual Survey of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: 1998

Holding the Course

Hardcover Published: 31st December 1999
ISBN: 9780765603609
Number Of Pages: 352

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The premier source for a comprehensive update and overview of developments in the most rapidly changing region in the world.

Each edition features thematic coverage of regional, political, and economic developments.

Chapters on every country of the region cover essential historical background as well as current developments and domestic and foreign policy issues.

Supplementing the chapters are maps, data boxes, documents, and sidebars.

Regional Issues: Central and East European Economies
Russia Casts a Long Shadow Over CIS Economies
Nato's Ostpolitik: Consolidation, but Kosovo Looms
European Union Faces East
The European Union Opens The Door
Vestiges of Visegrad
Xenophabia in Central and Eastern Europe
Central Europe
CZech Republic: Between Stagnation and Integration
Document: Mea Culpa
Slovakia: A Year of Dramatic Change
Hungary: The Right Returns to Power
Document: Horn Blasted Over Roma
Poland: Forging Ahead, but Strains Show
Look East, Face West
Rural Reckoning
Eastern Europe
Lithuania: The Year Of The President
Latvia: Twelve Months On A Roller Coaster
On The Streets With Latvia's Language Patrol
Estonia: Struggling To Remain The Reform Leader
Belarus: Bottomed Out
Widening Cracks In The Wall
Ukraine: Treadmill Politics
Profile: Speaker Oleksandr Tkachenko, Oleg Varfolomeyev Dynamic Foreign Policy Constrained By Slow Domestic Reform
Southeastern Europe
Slovenia: Success Story Continues
Croatia: The Rise Of The Opposition
In Memoriam
Bosnia-Herzegovina: A Year of Mixed Results
Interview: Dayton and Democracy
Yugoslavia Heading for the Abyss
Interview: Milosevic's Shrinking Influence in Montenegro
Macedonia: Defying the Odds by Remaining Stable
Profile: Ljubco Georgievski: Poet Turned Premier
An Open Wound
Albania: A Kind of Stability
Document: ôParliament of Thievesö
Bulgaria: A Year of Consolidation
Institutional Tug of War
Romania: The Perils of Coaltion Politics
ôA Disgrace,ö
The Shadow of Securitate
Moldova: From Left to Right, but Not Quite
Cultural Awareness
Russian Federation: Economic Crisis Yields Massive Political Fallout
Sidebar: The Communists and the Jewish Question
Governors Emerge Stronger
Sidebar: Murder Silences Starovoitova and Rokhlin
A Rear-Guard Action: Foreign and Military Policies in 1998
Discharge of the Light Brigade
Farewell to Orthodox Market Transition
Social Fall-Out From August Crash
Bringing the Money In
Transcaucasus and Central Asia
Georgia: A Difficult Year
Abkhazia: Peace Postponed
Azerbaijan: A Time for Patience
A Nation's Dignity
Uncertainty Hangs over Future of Nagorno-Karabakh
Armenia: Change of Leadership Without Political Reform
Kazakhstan: Nazarbaev Gears Up for Life Presidency
Uzbekistan: Cracks In the Monolith
Tajikistan: Peace Does Not Bring an End to the Fighting
Krygyzstan: Waiting For The Gold Rush
Turkmenistan: The Faltering Oil State
Interview: Building Democracy the Eastern Way
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ISBN: 9780765603609
ISBN-10: 0765603608
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 31st December 1999
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.79
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition