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Ukraine : movement without change, change without movement /
Marta Dyczok.
imprint
Amsterdam : Harwood Academic Publishers, c2000.
description
xix, 164 p. : map ; 23 cm.
ISBN
9058230260 (pbk.)
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imprint
Amsterdam : Harwood Academic Publishers, c2000.
isbn
9058230260 (pbk.)
catalogue key
4003154
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-148) and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
Ukraine has surprised many international observers. Few anticipated its declaration of independence in 1991 or its determination to move out of Russia's shadow. Dyczok redresses the continuing dearth of information on the country. Aimed at nonspecialists and specialists alike, it presents an overview of the main government policies, and the social and cultural issues facing the new state. These are placed within their historical, regional and global framework. In contrast with the generally bleak picture that international media reports present, the book suggests that Ukraine has actually accomplished a great deal in a short time. In seven years, from 1991 to 1998, Ukraine went from being a little-known nation within a non-democratic state to an internationally recognized independent country. During this period of change, it contributed to the geopolitical shift which occurred with the implosion of the Soviet Union. As such, it may be argued, Ukraine has a role to play in the search for the new international order.
Table of Contents
Legacies
Politics
Economics
Social and Cultural Issues
Foreign Policy
Ukrainian-Russian Relations
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