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Sue Davis & Dawn Nowacki

In: Gender and Women's Leadership: A Reference Handbook

Chapter 42: Women's Leadership in Eurasia

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Women's Leadership in Eurasia
Women's leadership in Eurasia

In 1991, the Soviet Union broke up into 15 separate countries along the ethnic lines constructed and reified by the Soviet state over 74 years. The 15 countries can usefully be grouped by region and linguistic/historical commonalities: Russia/Ukraine/Belarus (predominantly Slavic and Eastern Orthodox); Armenia/Georgia/Azerbaijan (the Caucasus region, characterized by religious and linguistic diversity); Latvia/Lithuania/Estonia (the Baltic region, non-Slav, Catholic or Protestant); Kazakhstan/Turkmenistan/Uzbekistan/Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan (Central Asia, predominantly Muslim and Turkic-speaking); and Moldova, consisting of territory that had previously belonged to ...

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