Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

Established- 8 December 1991; effective - 21 December 1991
Aim- to coordinate intercommonwealth relations and to provide a mechanism for the orderly dissolution of the USSR
Members- (11) Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan (unofficial), Ukraine (unofficial), Uzbekistan; note - neither Ukraine as a participating member nor Turkmenistan as an associate member have signed the 1993 CIS charter, although both participate in meetings; Georgia left the organization in August 2009

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