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Day Of Reckoning: As Pressure Mounts, Belarusians Balk At Prospect Of Russia Merger

Day Of Reckoning: As Pressure Mounts, Belarusians Balk At Prospect Of Russia Merger
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko
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MINSK — His signature helped dissolve the Soviet Union — and he believes his native Belarus has relinquished much of the independence it gained as a result.

On December 8, 1991, Belarusian leader Stanislau Shushkevich met with his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts at a hunting lodge in the woods of western Belarus to ink an agreement dismantling the moribund Soviet Union and launching a loose Commonwealth of Independent States…

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sitemaker December 10, 2019 at 8:19 pm

hm… only general words without deep understanding of economic outlook

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