Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
8 December 1991; effective - 21 December 1991
to coordinate intercommonwealth relations and to provide a mechanism for the orderly dissolution of the USSR
members - (9) Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
associate member - (1) Turkmenistan; note - Georgia left the organization in August 2009; Ukraine has not formally withdrawn from the organization, but did formally end its participation in CIS statutory bodies in May 2018
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