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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English



  • Former Soviet republics,
  • Former Soviet republics.


  • Former Soviet republics -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Former Soviet republics.

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Looks at the past, present, and future of all the newly independent nations of the former Soviet Union, with a chronology of events leading up to the fall of the Soviet Union.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-244) and index.

StatementMichael G. Kort.
GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsDK293 .K667 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL997748M
ISBN 100761300163
LC Control Number96036472

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