Russia, Belarus, Kazakstan and Ukraine
With the collapse of the USSR, fifteen fledgling sates inherited a massive Soviet arsenal, unstable political systems, and desperate economies. A "sell everything" mentality threatens to result in the largest arms bazaar in human history, and this potential "fire sale" includes weapons of mass...
Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge
Reducing the Risk of Proliferation in the Former Soviet Union
Almost overnight, the massive military-industrial assets of the Soviet Union came under the jurisdiction of fifteen states instead of one established government. While only four states inherited weapons of mass destruction, most of the fifteen states of the former Soviet Union can produce sensitive...
Published July 16th 1998 by Routledge