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Commonweel o Independent States

Содружество Независимых Государств
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CIS (orthographic projection).svg
Admeenistrative centreMinsk
Lairgest ceetyMoscow
Offeecial leidRoushie
TeepRegional organisation
Membership
Leaders
Roushie Sergei Lebedev
 Roushie
Establishment
8 December 1991
15 Mey 1992
• Free trade agreement signed
18 October 2011[1]
• Free Trade Aurie established
20 September 2012
Aurie
• Total
22,100,843 km2 (8,533,183 sq mi)
Population
• 2017 estimate
282,214,245
• Density
12.77/km2 (33.1/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
US$5.429 trillion
• Per capita
US$19,238
GDP (nominal)2013 estimate
• Tot
US$2.808 trillion
• Per capita
US$10,113
Currency
Time zoneUTC+2 tae +12

The Commonweel o Independent States (CIS; Roushie: Содружество Независимых Государств, СНГ), an aa cried the Roushie Commonweel (tae distinguish it frae the Breetish Commonweel o Naitions[1]), is a regional organisation formed during the dissolution o the Soviet Union. Nine oot o the 15 umwhile Soviet Republics are member states, an one is a associate member (Turkmenistan). Georgie widrew its membership in 2008, while the Baltic states (Estonie, Lithuanie an Latvie) chuise nae tae pairteecipate.

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  1. CIS leaders sign free trade deal, 18 October 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2015.