Studies on Russian Economic Development

, Volume 17, Issue 6, pp 580–586 | Cite as

Regional infrastructure problems as a source of social and economic threats

  • O. S. Pchelintsev
Regional Problems


Using the Chernobyl nuclear disaster as an example the author analyzes the government’s clean-up efforts to show that the complexity of infrastructure systems challenges existing institutional entities, which increasingly often prove unable to secure their accident-free and reliable operation. Various infrastructural problems are illustrated to validate the need for developing service-producing industries within the public sector relying on public investment.


Heat Supply RUSSIAN Economic Development Heat Supply System Radioactive Contamination Chernobyl Nuclear Accident 
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