HARD NUCLEUS FORMING WITHIN CIS.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 63
Presidents Boris Yeltsin of Russia, Aleksandr Lukashenko of Belarus, Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan, and Askar Akayev of Kyrgyzstan signed in the Kremlin March 29 an agreement on deeper integration among their countries. The first three countries comprise the CIS customs union, which Kyrgyzstan joined that day. The quadripartite document envisages a community that will