Tuesday, July 29, 2014   

Russia to set up Eurasian Economic Union
(05-29 16:39)

Russia on Thursday signed an agreement with Belarus and Kazakhstan on creating a Eurasian Economic Union designed to strengthen ties between the three ex-Soviet countries.
The agreement was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Kazakh capital of Astana. --AFP   
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