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The Soviet energy system

resource use and policies

by Leslie Dienes

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Published by V. H. Winston, distributed solely by Halsted Press, a division of Wiley in Washington, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Power resources -- Soviet Union.,
    • Energy policy -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLeslie Dienes and Theodore Shabad.
      SeriesScripta series in geography
      ContributionsShabad, Theodore, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTJ163.25.R9 D53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 298 p. :
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4732167M
      ISBN 100470266295
      LC Control Number78020814

      of the forthcoming book Pax Atomica: States and Republics in Sustainable Global Security Systems. G. John Ikenberry is Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University; during , he is an International Affairs Fellow on the Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. State Department. It presents an overview of Soviet strategic defense, including air-defense systems, the Moscow missile defense system, the radar and space-based early warning networks, and the space-surveillance system. The book also includes a description of the Soviet nuclear testing program, including information on test sites and on all Soviet nuclear.   Top Secret Chernobyl: The Nuclear Disaster through the Eyes of the Soviet Politburo, KGB, and U.S. Intelligence Volume 2 by Svetlana Savranskaya Washington, D.C., – The Soviet Politburo knew as soon as July that the design of the Chernobyl reactor was at fault in the deadly explosion there the previous April, not just the errors made by reactor staff, according to .   In a globalized energy market, energy policies are designed to reduce the economic impacts of supply and price shocks through efficiency, diversified supplies, and fuel choice. In military energy decision-making, however, “security” focuses on achieving strategic objectives, and enables nearly everything the military does.


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