(see also Russia: Soviet Regime & Russia since 1990)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Maslyukov, Valentin. "A report from Minsk," Monthly Review 50,4 (9/98):15-30.
Ward, Oliver. “Ghosts in a purple land,” New Internationalist (4/96):3.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Bremmer, Ian. & Ray Taras (eds.) New States, New Politics: Building the Post-Soviet Nations (NY: Campridge, 1997).
Brym, Robert J. The Jews of Moscow, Kiev & Minsk: Identity, Antisemitism, Emigration (NY: NYU, 1994).
Dawisha, Karen & Bruce Parrot (eds.) Democratic Changes & Authoritarian Reactions in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus & Moldova (NY: Cambridge, 1997).
Dunn, Walter S. Jr. Soviet Blitzkrieg: The Battle for White Russia, 1944 (Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner, 2000).
Pinchuk, Ben-Zion. Shtetl Jews under Soviet Rule: Eastern Poland on the Eve of the Holocaust (Oxford: Plackwell, 1990).