Structural Economic Change and the Natural Environment in the Russian Federation

  title={Structural Economic Change and the Natural Environment in the Russian Federation},
  author={Jonathan D. Oldfield},
  journal={Post-Communist Economies},
  pages={77 - 90}
  • J. Oldfield
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Economics
  • Post-Communist Economies
Many of Russia's contemporary environmental problems can be related, at least in part, to the activities of the Soviet period. However, the strength of this relationship can sometimes result in the environmental influences of post-Soviet society being ignored or understated. In recognition of this fact, this article examines the relationship between structural economic change and the natural environment in the post-Soviet period. The first part of the article is concerned with general economic… 
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