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Instability in the Baltic region

S.J Main

Instability in the Baltic region

by S.J Main

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Published by Conflict Studies Research Centre in Camberley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Dated June 1998.

StatementS. J. Main.
SeriesConflict Studies Research Centre -- S37
ContributionsConflict Studies Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination22p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19258825M

MENA is an English-language acronym referring to the Middle East and North Africa, which corresponds to the Greater Middle is alternatively called the WANA (West Asia and North Africa), as well as the MENAP, which also includes Central Asia and the South Asian countries of Afghanistan and MENAP covers an extensive region stretching from the Maghreb in the west to Pakistan Missing: Baltic region. The Baltic States (ther area around current day Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia) have an complex history. I had no idea of the extent of Prussian / German influence in the region until reading this book. Of course, the nascent Russian state features extensively in the history of this area but so do Poland, Sweden and other notable countries/5(22).

A loss of cooperation within the EU would cause further market instability. On the other hand, Brexit may be the jumpstart required for a closer union. Economically, at the onset the economic crisis of and the Greek debt crisis, the Baltic states found themselves defenseless against a wider financial downturn.   But the portal argues that “the most likely points of potential instability and thus for the application of soft force are [the three Baltic capitals] where a significant part of the population consists of representatives of national minorities, and chiefly of the Russian-language community”.

  Michael North’s book “The Baltic: A History” is like trying to study a train through the window of another train flying in the opposite direction at 80 miles an hour. You can get the gist of the passing train’s composition, color, shape, and length but you would never recognize it sitting in a train yard amongst other trains because you never had much time to actually ‘study’ it.   Baltic economic instability threatens to spread to Sweden By Jordan Shilton 15 June Deepening economic problems in Latvia are threatening to spread throughout the region.


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"Throughout the book, relations between the three Baltic states and Russia are, naturally, the centre of attention. The interaction of this conflict group both internally and with other states in the region is examined with regard to its Russian, Nordic and European aspects.

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I'm from Finland and in Finnish Baltic States = Baltian maat and Baltic region = Itämeren alue -> not even remotely similar:). Discussion of the defense of the Baltic States against Russian aggression must also include consideration of what a success­ful end state would look like should a war be fought in the region, as well as how to take advantage of Russia’s self-identi­fied weakness—its own public.

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