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Belarus State University. Atlas of Belarus Geography. Minsk 2005; State Committee for Land Resources, Geodesy and Cartography. National Atlas of Belarus. Minsk 2002; Botnaru V. and O. Kazantseva. Republic of Moldova. Atlas. Chisinau 2005; State Committee for Natural Resources. Integrated Atlas of Ukraine. Kyiv 2005. ENVSEC consultations 2006-7.
Uploaded on Friday 17 Feb 2012
Political patterns and communication axes: Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine
Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine are positioned between an enlarging European Union and a historically influential Russia. The area’s unique position and history have played a large part in the overlapping of environmental and security issues. There have been several areas of dispute and inter-ethnic conflict.