Part 1 The Reorganisation of an Empire: The Union Treaty Fails-- Three Plus Eight - from USSR to CIS.
Part 2 The Grand Debates - Whither, Whether and What?: Russia's "Great Power" Debate-- Foreign Policy in the Non-Russian States-- The Ukranian Perspective-- Alternative Confederal Concepts-- The Debate on Economic Integration-- On Constitutional and Parliamentary Processes-- The Military Debate.
Part 3 The Formal Structure of the CIS: Introduction-- Major CIS Structural Agreements and Protocols.
Part 4 CIS "Hot Spots" (Chronologies of Key Events): Introduction-- The Chechnya Conflict (1994-95)-- The Georgian-Abkhazian Conflict-- The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict-- The Moldovan/"Dniester Republic" Conflict-- The Tajikistan Conflict.
Part 5 Chronologies of Key CIS Developments: Introduction-- 1992-- 1993-- 1994--
Part 6 Conclusion: The Russian Bloc - Hegemony, Cooperation and Conflict. Appendices.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
This work brings together major accords and protocols that form the institutional framework of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS); a selection of policy statements by the leaders of CIS countries; a chronological record of political, economic and military security developments and major crises in CIS "hot spots"; and statistics and country profiles. (source: Nielsen Book Data)