This book presents a geographical analysis of the new Russia which has emerged from the ruins of the Soviet Union since 1991.
List of Tables. List of Maps. Preface. Acknowledgements. ONE The Territorial and Imperial Heritage. TWO The Soviet Heritage. THREE The Emerging Federation. FOUR The Command Economy and the Transition to Capitalism. FIVE The Changing Space Economy. SIX Saving the Environment. SEVEN Population: Urban and Rural Life. EIGHT The Regions of Russia. NINE Russiaa s Autonomous Territories. TEN Russia and the a Near Abroada . ELEVEN Russia and the Wider World. Glossary. Further Reading. Bibliography. Index.