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A useful new dictionary, written through a revered workforce of reference ebook compilers to supply a vital consultant to the economics and politics of this colossal and demanding region.It comprises over 1,000 entries overlaying the international locations, the region's ethnic teams, political events, leading ministers, presidents, company firms, geographical beneficial properties, religions and border disputes.Features include:* Entries on Chechnya, Poland, Uniate Church, Gennadii Zyuganov and The Hungarian Democratic discussion board* Covers 22 international locations in relevant, japanese and South-Eastern Europe, trans-Caucasus and the Russian Federation * comprises separate articles on each one nation, and its financial system* Entries are prepared alphabetically and are totally cross-referenced making the e-book effortless to take advantage of* All enterprises indexed comprise complete handle, mobile, fax and e mail info* Geographical and private identify indexes.

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It marked a critical moment, however, in the passing of effective power from Gorbachev to Yeltsin and, ironically, precipitated the rapid disintegration of the Soviet Union and the banning of the KPSS. Aum Shinrikyo (orAleph) A Japan-based religious cult, notoriously responsible for the 1995 sarin nervegas attack in Tokyo, which at its peak claimed around 30,000 followers in the Russian Federation. The cult is based loosely on Buddhism and Hinduism and teaches enlightenment through meditation and austerity.

The 2001 budget provided for total expenditure of M4,590,000m. , with the deficit to be financed by a World Bank loan and privatization receipts. 5% was projected for 2001. Privatization effectively began only in 1995, with many shops and small enterprises passing into the private sector in 1996–97 and more medium-sized businesses in 1997–99 mainly through an auction process; however, the Government intended to keep certain major strategic businesses within the public sector, including the state oil company SOCAR.

The main crops are grain, grapes and other fruit, vegetables and cotton. Mineral resources include petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, non-ferrous metals and alumina. The main industries include petrochemicals, iron and steel, aluminium and glass and ceramics, while the traditional textiles and clothing sector has declined in the face of external competition. In 1998 about 10% of domestic electricity generation was produced from hydroelectricity and the other 85% from thermal power stations Azerbaijan’s main exports by value in 1999 were petroleum products (almost 80% of the total), foodstuffs (6%) and machinery and transport equipment (5%).

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