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