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Environmental deterioration in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

Iván Völgyes

Environmental deterioration in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

by Iván Völgyes

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Published by Praeger Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.,
  • Europe, Eastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Pollution -- Soviet Union,
    • Pollution -- Europe, Eastern,
    • Environmental degradation -- Soviet Union,
    • Environmental degradation -- Europe, Eastern

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by Ivan Volgyes.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in international politics and government
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD186.5.R9 V6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 168 p.
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5043420M
      ISBN 100275089207
      LC Control Number74003141

      Socialist rhetoric long held that environmental problems were the direct result of capitalist pursuits of profit regardless of any effects on nature. Socialist development would be more earth friendly. In Eastern Europe and the former USSR during the past decade, we have come to see that the rhetoric and the record were two different things.   Environmental Problems in Europe Eastern Europe during the s had rapidly become the industrial giant for the Soviet Union. Massive industrial factories would be built throughout the eastern bloc of the Soviet Union and the factories used obsolete technology to provide the industrial needs of the country. “The heavy industrial activity.

      1. Mikhail Bernstam, The Wealth of Nations and the Environment. (London: Institute of Economic Affairs, ), p. 2. W. W. Rostow, Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union: A Technological Time Warp, in The Crisis of Leninism and the Decline of the Left, Daniel Chirot, ed. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, ), p. , at 3. For a more detailed discussion, see . The Olympics held in Seoul, South Korea, went down in history as yet another triumph for the Communist world. As anticipated, the Soviet Union walked off with the largest number of medals, and while Soviet dominance was not quite so pronounced as in previous years, much of the slack was taken up by athletes from Soviet-bloc nations in Eastern Europe.

      The deterioration of the Aral Sea and the destruction of habitat for waterfowl and other organisms is one of the world’s worst environmental catastrophes. The fact that the Aral Sea is located in a region that is not part of the core economic area of the global community has rendered it “out of sight and out of mind” by entities that. Section 4. The Soviet Union. 1. Domestic Affairs. The dramatic changes in the situation in the Soviet Union since the Summer of , particularly since the failed coup d'etat by the conservatives, can be interpreted as the beginning of real reforms toward liberalization and democratization among the general public.


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Goldman The Mit Press, Read preview Overview Government, Law, and Courts in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe - Vol. 1 By Vladimir Gsovski; Kazimierz Grzybowski F. Praeger, Subject headings used by the Library of Congress (with geographical subdivisions) under which relevant books on environmental concerns in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe can be identified in most card, book, and online catalogs, include the following.

Thomas, M., Sullivan, S. and Briant, B. () Sustainability and development in the former Soviet Union a nd Central and Eastern European countries. International Journal of. A World Bank study found that more than half of the air pollution in the former Soviet Union and in Eastern Europe could be attributed to subsidized energy pricing during this period.

Get this from a library. Environmental security and quality after communism: Eastern Europe and the Soviet successor states. [Joan DeBardeleben; John Hannigan; Carleton University. Institute of Central/East European and Russian Area Studies.;] -- Despite increasing awareness and citizen activism, the environmental crisis in the former Soviet bloc has not abated since the collapse.

As the Iron Curtain lifted, socialism’s dirty environmental secret was exposed: Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union were the most polluted and degraded places on earth.

“When historians finally conduct an autopsy of the Soviet Union and Soviet Communism,” economist Murray Feshbach and journalist Alfred Friendly Jr. wrote in“they. This book presents a picture of daily life and environmental conditions in the former Soviet Union, based on the personal contacts of the author and on local media : Stephen Brain.

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Moreover, their political, economic, and social. SOVIET UNION AND EASTERN EUROPE: STATE OV THE ENVIRONMENT Coupiled by John F. Bnydos. ISSN March SCOPE: This guide offers. review. of the. literature. in the. collections of the Library of Congress on the state of the environment.

in the. Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Although. only. Englishlanguage. sources are listed. The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War period is generally considered to span the Truman Doctrine to the dissolution of the Soviet term "cold" is used because there was no large-scale fighting directly.

In Ivan Volgyes (ed.) Environmental Deterioration in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. (Chap. 6) New York: Praeger Publishers, pp. "Water pollution in the elack and Azov Seas." In Frederick Singleton (ed.), Environmental Misuse in the Soviet Union.

(Chap. 2) New York: Praeger Publishers, pp. Ivan Volgyes (ed.), Environmental Deterioration in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

(Praeger Special Studies in International Politics and Government.) New York: Praeger,and London: Pall Mall Press, of environmental deterioration as might be expected where state control is The early part of the book.

soviet stud tes a quarterly journal on the ussr and eastern europe university of glasgow volume xxviii Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, vol. 2, no. 2, A SURVEY OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS IN EASTERN EUROPE ALBERT E.

STEENGE This paper deals with the increasing interaction of economic and environmental issues in Eastern Europe. The paper starts with a discussion of environmental problems in these formerly centrally planned Cited by: 5.

Zumbrunnen, Craig. “The Lake Baikal Controversy: A Serious Water Pollution Threat or a Turning Point in Soviet Environmental Consciousness,” in Ivan Volgyes, ed., Environmental Deterioration in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (New York: Praeger).

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d) It carefully adhered to the terms of the ABM treaty. The literal meaning of perestroika is "restructuring", referring to the restructuring of the Soviet political and economic system. Argued to be the cause of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the revolutions of in Eastern Europe, and the end of the Cold War.

Washington, D.C., Decem – On Christmas Day 25 years ago, the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, stepped down and the hammer-and-sickle flags over the Kremlin were replaced with the red-white-and-blue of the Russian Federation. Triumphalists and conspiracy theorists ever since have attributed this epochal event to the.

While the Americans like to puff their chests and say that the arms race with the US exhausted the USSR and the proxy war in Afghanistan shortly followed by the number of (Western-supported) socialist government collapses in Eastern Europe were th.