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Tables of Contents for The Handbook of the Former Soviet Union
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
9
2
The Eurasian Colossus
11
16
The Physical Setting: The Eurasian Plain
The Origins of the Russian Eurasian State
The Russian Empire
The Soviet Era
Gorbachev, Reform, and the Collapse of the Soviet Union
The Russian Federation
27
20
Political and Economic Problems
Environmental and Health Problems
Yeltsin Versus the Congress of People's Deputies, 1992--1993
From Election to Election
Russia and the World
Russia Faces the Future
Ukraine
47
17
The Geography and People
Ukraine's Troubled History
Ukraine Under Soviet Rule
The Gorbachev Era
Independent Ukraine
Belarus and Moldova
64
13
Belarus
Independent Belarus
Moldova
Independent Moldova
The Baltic States
77
18
Estonia
Latvia
Lithuania
The Transcaucasus
95
14
Georgia
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Central Asia
109
26
Kazakhstan
Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
MAPS AND FLAGS OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION
135
10
Eurasia and Historical Russia
The Former Soviet Union
Fifteen Independent States
Flags of the Fifteen Independent States
CHRONOLOGY OF THE POST-SOVIET STATES
145
6
ENCYCLOPEDIA
151
90
SOURCE NOTES
241
4
Historical Section
Encyclopedia Section
Index
245