- Belgorod Oblast
- An administrative region of the Russian Federation. Part of the Southern Federal District and the Central Black Earth Economic Region, Belgorod borders Voronezh, Kursk, and northeastern Ukraine. It has a population of 1.5 million and an area of 27,100 square kilometers covering part of the Central Russian Highlands.During the 1990s, the region was a reliable part of Russia’s Red Belt, with strong support for the Communist Party as well as the Liberal Democratic Party of Vladimir Zhirinovsky. As a “Black Earth” (chernozem) region, agriculture is highly developed, with grains, sugar beets, and sunflowers being the leading crops. Mining is a key part of the economy, and the region has huge iron-ore deposits, forming part of the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly.In office since 1993, Yevgeny Savchenko is the region’s governor; he is a member of the Agrarian Party and a strong supporter of Vladimir Putin. He easily defeated his Communist challenger, Vasily Altukhov, in 2003, receiving 61 percent of the vote. Savchenko has led a campaign against delinquency, forbidding swearing in public, imposing a 10:00 p.m. curfew for minors, and limiting the capacity of nightclubs to two persons per square meter. In recent years, he has become embroiled in a conflict over land privatization with the agroconglomerate Inteko. The region’s compact size, fertile soil, well-developed roads, and stable village populations have attracted significant investment from large agrobusinesses.
Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation. Robert A. Saunders and Vlad Strukov. 2010.
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