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Backgrounder on the changing Soviet Union

Backgrounder on the changing Soviet Union

implications for Canada and the world : a conference co-sponsored by the Parliamentary Centre for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, the Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security, and the Canada-USSR Business Council, November 1990

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Published by Centre for Canadian-Soviet Studies, Carleton University in [Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- Commerce -- Canada -- Congresses.,
  • Canada -- Commerce -- Soviet Union -- Congresses.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign economic relations -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDossier préparatoire sur l"Union soviétique en mutation : les répercussions pour le Canada et le monde., The changing Soviet Union : implications for Canada and the world., L"Union soviétique en mutation : les répercussions pour le Canada et le monde.
    Statementprepared for the conference by the Centre for Canadian-Soviet Studies, Carleton University.
    ContributionsParliamentary Centre for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade., Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security., Canada-USSR Business Council., Carleton University. Centre for Canadian Soviet Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF3628.C3 B34 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17, 17 p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15413707M


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