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Toward democracy in Eastern Europe

Ronald Linden

Toward democracy in Eastern Europe

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Published by RFE/RL Research Institute in Munich, West Germany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald Linden ... [et al.]. --
    SeriesReport on Eastern Europe -- v.1, no.28, Report on Eastern Europe -- v.1, no.28.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26572299M

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