Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia

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Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia

An international organization with the goal of eliminating all tariffs and trade barriers between member states. It is speculated that the union eventually might become a European Union-type organization for the former Soviet Union. It was established in 2010 and is sometimes called simply the Russian Customs Union.
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At stake are the home of Russia's Black Sea fleet in Sebastopol, the specter of NATO missiles in its backyard turned eastwards -- and a weakened Russian Customs Union.
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