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Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan form union to create common tarriffs

Ria Novosti:

The presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan agreed Saturday to create a single economic space by January 1, 2012.

[...]Medvedev, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a package of deals on November 27 in Minsk to create a customs union with common tariffs, paving the way for a single economic space.

In June 2009, the heads of governments of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of their intention to join the world trade club as a customs union.

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Personal experience with the political climate in Belarus, and knowing the records of all 3 malefactors, signals, to me, the emergence of a political entity even worse than N Korea. For where economic theory goes, there goes the politics. Lukashenko could, and would, give Stalin a run for his reputation