Life in E.Europe and W.Russia (People and Culture (there are more than 120…
Life in E.Europe and W.Russia
People and Culture
there are more than 120 ethnic groups although 80% of the is population ethnic Russian.
south slavs are represented in Bulgaria and other countries of the Balkans.
west slavs are represented in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and parts of germany.
East Slavs are represented in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.
Slavic people settled in different parts of Eastern Europe.
Russia has a rich mix of cultures.
Russia lived under communist governments that attemped to control there lives.
70% of Albanians are Muslim
People and Place
The 2 largest cities are Moscow and st. Petersburg
the biggest population centers in E. Europe such as Kiev, Ukraine, Minsk, Belerus; Budapest, Hungary; Warsaw, Poland; and Praque in the Czech republic
in Hungary the Czech republic and Belarus is 70% or more
50% is Macedonia and croatia
urban is 60%
Issues in E. Europe and W. Russia
People in eastern Europe are running low on supplies.
The countries of eastern Europe is struggling to put stuff in the free market
Trying to modernize their industry and government during difficult economic times.
Eastern Europe are in a financial crisis.
word and definition
devolution: strong cental government surrenders its powers to more local authorities.
oligarch:is one small group of people who control the government and use it to further there own goals
Inflation:rise in prices for goods and services increased while production slowed