THE BAIKAL FACTOR IN THE DOCUMENTS OF STRATEGIC PLANNING OF THE REPUBLIC OF BURYATIA
Ubonova D. Z.
This paper is a thorough review of the documents of strategic planning of the Republic of Buryatia dating from 2001–2008. The subsections «Protection of the Environment» in the Programs of Social and Economic Development of the region were analyzed. It is revealed that among the main problems of social and economic development of the Republic of Buryatia there is a negative impact of the «Baikal factor» on the regional economy.