Accession Number : ADA311536

Title :   Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, Country Studies,

Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC FEDERAL RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s) : Iwaskiw, Walter R.

PDF Url : ADA311536

Report Date : JAN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 321

Abstract : Forcibly annexed to the Soviet Union fifty-one years earlier, the Baltic states-Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania- regained independence in 1991 after an abortive coup in Moscow that accelerated the collapse of the Soviet regime. Partial contents on each country include: Country Profile: Historical Setting; Physical Environment; Society; Economy; Government and Politics; Foreign Relations; and National Security.

Descriptors :   *POLITICAL SCIENCE, *GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), *PROFILES, *ESTONIA, *LATVIA, *LITHUANIA, NATIONAL SECURITY, EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, ECONOMICS, SOCIETIES, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), HEALTH, POPULATION, HISTORY, LANGUAGE, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, CULTURE, LAW ENFORCEMENT, GEOGRAPHY, RELIGION, MASS MEDIA, SOCIAL WELFARE, BALTIC COUNTRIES.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Geography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE