This invaluable new dictionary, written by Alan Day, respected reference book compiler, provides an essential guide to the economics and politics of this important region. The new comprehensive dictionary provides over 800 concise entries covering the politics and economics of Eastern Europe. It defines, explains and gives further information on other countries, regions, ethnic groups, political parties, prime ministers, presidents and other prominent politicians, business organizations, geographical features, religions and border disputes. The entries include Aleksander Lebed, Karelia question, and the Kazakhstan Economy, Kosovo and Bulgarian Orthodox Church. The dictionary covers 27 countries in central, eastern and southeastern Europe, the Russian Federation and all members of the Commonwealth of Independent States. It also includes separate articles on each country, and its economy.
All entries are arranged alphabetically and are fully cross-referenced making the book easy to use. All organizations listed will include full address, telephone, fax, and e-mail. A full index is also provided for all personal names.