The area of Russia, Central and Eastern Europe remains an area of massive economic and political upheaval. Russia has transformed itself into a rich energy producing country with no republics or satellites to provide free energy for . The former republics and satellites are saddled buying energy at market prices with emigration problems, elections, EU membership drives and a wide variety of other activities.Nearly 80 percent of Russiaa#39;s natural gas exports have to cross Ukraine. ... to claim victory, though Russia emerged with its reputation on world energy markets damaged after disrupting natural gas supplies to Europe in the middle of winter.
|Title||:||Focus on Politics and Economics of Russia and Eastern Europe|
|Author||:||Ulric R. Nichol|
|Publisher||:||Nova Publishers - 2007|