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ethnic factor in the Soviet armed forces historical experience, current practices, and implications for the future--an executive summary by Alex Alexiev

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.

Subjects:

  • Ethnology -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces -- Minorities,
  • Soviet Union -- Minorities

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlexander Alexiev, S. Enders Wimbush.
ContributionsWimbush, S. Enders.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUB419.S65 A43 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3173684M
ISBN 100833005200
LC Control Number83015982

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