Environmental Protection in the Russian Federation: Lessons and Opportunities

  title={Environmental Protection in the Russian Federation: Lessons and Opportunities},
  author={Kris Wernstedt},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Planning and Management},
  pages={493 - 516}
  • K. Wernstedt
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Business
  • Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
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