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Russia's HDI Part 2

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Human Development Indicators. Digital image. Http://www.taringa.net. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Mar. 2016.

Which of these describes and explains the trend shown in Russia’s Human Development Index in the years between 1990-2000? (Click on the image for full size)

A

A slight increase caused by Russia no longer needing to support its satellite countries.

B

A slight decrease caused by slowing of Cold War military investment.

C

A slight increase as trade with Western Europe increased with the ending of the Cold War.

D

A slight increase as Russia’s export of wheat increased.

E

A slight decrease as aspects of the Russian economy adjusted to the end of communism.