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Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The Commonwealth of Independent States is not a state but a community of independent states which has proclaimed itself the successor to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in some aspects of international law and affairs. The member states are the founders, Russia, the Ukraine and Belorussia, and 8 subsequent adherents: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldavia and the Central Asian republics of Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. As of Feb. 1992, Georgia had not joined.

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