A session of the Council of Prime Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is due to be held in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, on May 30.
Kyrgyzstan's economy minister says Russia will allocate $1.2 billion to help Bishkek join a Moscow-led Customs Union.
The presidents of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus promise the Eurasian Economic Union will not effect the sovereignty of its member states. (Reuters)
Police in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana, have detained dozens of activists protesting Kazakhstan's entry into the Eurasian Economic Union (EES).
The leaders of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus have signed a treaty in Astana on the creation of a Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union.
Using a combination of subsidies and coercion, Moscow is solidifying its Eurasian integration dream, making it both deeper and broader. But some prosepctive members are having doubts.
Seven activists in Astana who protested against Kazakhstan's entry into the Eurasia Economic Union (EES) have been sentenced to jail terms of up to four days.
Police in Kazakhstan have detained some 20 people protesting against Kazakhstan's entry into the Eurasia Economic Union (EES) near the capital Astana.
The presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia plan to sign their agreement on creation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EES) at a summit in the Kazakh capital, Astana, on May 29.
Kyrgyzstan's ruling Social Democratic Party (SDP) has approved a road map for Kyrgyzstan to join a Russia-led Customs Union.
In a surprisingly candid interview with Russia's Dozhd TV, Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka discussed topics such as the Ukrainian crisis and Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny, as well as divorce and beautiful women.
A journalist in Belarus has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for hooliganism.