Ukraine to Leave Russia-dominated Alliance - The New Indian Express

Ukraine to Leave Russia-dominated Alliance

Published: 20th March 2014 12:27 AM

Last Updated: 20th March 2014 12:27 AM

Ukraine's security chief says that the country has decided to leave Russia-dominated alliance of ex-Soviet nations.

Andriy Parubiy, the secretary of the National Security and Defense Council secretary, said Wednesday it has made a decision to exit the Moscow-dominated Commonwealth of Independent States, a loose alliance of 11 former Soviet nations.

The move follows Russia's takeover of the Crimean peninsula.

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