Evolution of Post-Soviet Space: Past, Present and Future: An Anthology

Topic: Society and culture
Region: Post-Soviet space
Year: 2017
Publisher: NPMP RIAC
ISBN: 978-5-6040387-0-3


This publication includes 53 articles analysing the main development trends in the post-Soviet space – both the geopolitical region as a whole and the individual countries that make it up. The anthology consists of three sections: the first section is retrospective in nature and looks at the post-Soviet space 20 years after the collapse of the USSR; the second section analyses the current state of the former Soviet nations; and the third section provides a number of forecasts for the development of the countries in the region to 2021.

This publication will be of interest to international a“airs experts, civil servants, journalists and anyone interested in studying the future and analysing long-term global trends.

The opinions presented in these articles reflect the personal views and research positions of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Russian International A“airs Council.

RIAC scientific and editorial support:

I. Timofeev, Ph.D. in Political Science; T. Makmutov, Ph.D. in Political Science; I. Sorokina, M. Smekalova, R. Mayka; with participation of D. Khaspekova and N. Mukhin.

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