Belarus and Moldova: Country Studies by Helen, editor Fedor

By Helen, editor Fedor

This quantity is one in a continuous sequence of books ready via the Federal examine department of the Library of Congress less than the rustic Studies/Area guide software backed via the dept of the military.

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One-third of the respondents in a 1992 poll said they consider Russian and Belarusian history to be one and the same. A large number of 31 Belarus and Moldova: Country Studies AGE-GROUP 75 and over 70-74 65-69 60-64 55-59 50-54 45-49 40-44 35-39 30-34 25-29 20-24 15-19 10-14 5-9 0-4 500 400 300 200 100 0 100 200 300 400 500 POPULATION IN THOUSANDS Source: Based on information from World Bank, Statistical Handbook: States of the Former USSR, Washington, 1992, 83. Figure 6. Population of Belarus by Age and Gender, 1990 organized Russian cultural bodies and publications exist in Belarus.

Of the 360 seats in the legislature, fifteen were unfilled (at least eleven remained so more than a year later); of those elected, 86 percent belonged to the Communist Party of Belorussia (CPB). This conservative majority was not alone in slowing the pace of reforms. A majority of the republic's population, 83 percent, also voted conservatively in the March 17 all-union referendum on the preservation of the Soviet Union, even though the Supreme Soviet of the Belorussian SSR adopted the Declara­ tion of State Sovereignty of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic on June 27, 1990 (following the Russian example of some two weeks earlier).

Education and Literacy: Compulsory attendance ten years; literacy rate 98 percent (1989). Health: Health care provided by state, mostly free of charge. System overwhelmed by victims of Chornobyl1 accident. 9 per 1,000 live births (1994). 8 years for females. Modern medical equipment and facilities in short supply In 1994 about 127 hospital beds and forty-two doctors per 10,000 inhabitants. Economy General Character: Extremely centralized. Government efforts to privatize and establish market economy weak.

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