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Commonwealth of Independent States

noun
1.
an alliance of former Soviet republics formed in December 1991, including: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Abbreviation: C.I.S.
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Commonwealth of Independent States

noun
1.
a loose organization of former Soviet republics, excluding the Baltic States, formed in 1991 CIS
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