The author draws the common features of the history of the East European countries; he describes the process during which the region had become the area of political influence of the USA; analyses the characteristics of globalization and its economic and geo-strategic dimensions. Finally, he deals with the way and extent of the present credit-business crisis in relation to the super-power status of the USA.
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