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Foreign Relations Of Belarus
The Byelorussian SSR was one of only two Soviet republics to be separate members of the United Nations
United Nations
(the other being the Ukrainian SSR ). Both republics and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
joined the UN when the organization was founded in 1945
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North Atlantic Cooperation Council
The EURO-ATLANTIC PARTNERSHIP COUNCIL (EAPC), a post- Cold War
Cold War
NATO institution, is a multilateral forum created to improve relations between NATO
NATO
and non- NATO
NATO
countries in Europe and those parts of Asia on the European periphery. States meet to cooperate and go to the range of political and security issues. It was formed on May 29, 1997 in the ministers meeting of Sintra
Sintra
, Portugal
Portugal
, as the successor to the North Atlantic Cooperation Council
North Atlantic Cooperation Council
(NACC), which was created in 1991. It works alongside the Partnership for Peace
Partnership for Peace
(PfP), created in 1994
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International Monetary Fund
The INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
, of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes , it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system . It now plays a central role in the management of balance of payments difficulties and international financial crises. Countries contribute funds to a pool through a quota system from which countries experiencing balance of payments problems can borrow money. As of 2016 , the fund had SDR 477 billion (about $668 billion)
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World Bank
The WORLD BANK is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital programs . It comprises two institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), and the International Development Association (IDA). The World Bank
World Bank
is a component of the WORLD BANK GROUP . The World Bank's stated official goal is the reduction of poverty . However, according to its Articles of Agreement, all its decisions must be guided by a commitment to the promotion of foreign investment and international trade and to the facilitation of capital investment
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Union State
The UNION STATE (Russian : Союзное государство; Belarusian : Саюзная дзяржава), also referred to as the UNION STATE OF RUSSIA AND BELARUS (Russian : Союзное государство России и Беларуси; Belarusian : Саюзная дзяржава Расіі і Беларусі), is a supranational union consisting of the Russian Federation
Federation
and the Republic of Belarus
Belarus

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Partnership For Peace
The PARTNERSHIP FOR PEACE (PFP) is a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) program aimed at creating trust between NATO
NATO
and other states in Europe
Europe
and the former Soviet Union
Soviet Union
; 21 states are members. It was first discussed by the Bulgarian Society NOVAE, after being proposed as an American initiative at the meeting of NATO defense ministers in Travemünde , Germany
Germany
, on 20–21 October 1993, and formally launched on 10–11 January 1994 NATO
NATO
summit in Brussels , Belgium
Belgium

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NATO
"A mind unfettered in deliberation" "Un esprit libéré de la délibération" FLAG FORMATION 4 April 1949; 68 years ago (1949-04-04) TYPE Military alliance HEADQUARTERS Brussels
Brussels
, Belgium
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Ukrainian SSR
The UKRAINIAN SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC (UKRAINIAN SSR or UKRSSR or UKSSR; Ukrainian : Украї́нська Радя́нська Соціалісти́чна Респу́бліка, Украї́нська РСР; Russian : Украи́нская Сове́тская Социалисти́ческая Респу́блика, Украи́нская ССР; see "Name" section below ), commonly referred to in English as UKRAINE (/juːˈkreɪn/ ( listen ); Ukrainian : Україна, tr. Ukrayina ), was one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
from its inception in 1922 to its breakup in 1991. From 1919–22 it was a sovereign state . Throughout this period Ukraine
Ukraine
was referred to as a Soviet socialist state. It is referred to sometimes as SOVIET UKRAINE by some historians. The republic was governed by the Communist Party of Ukraine
Ukraine
as an unitary socialist republic
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Dissolution Of The Soviet Union
The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
was dissolved on December 26, 1991. It was a result of the declaration number 142-Н of the Soviet of the Republics of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
. The declaration acknowledged the independence of the former Soviet republics and created the Commonwealth of Independent States
Commonwealth of Independent States
(CIS), although five of the signatories ratified it much later or did not do so at all. On the previous day, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev , the eighth and final leader of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
, resigned, declared his office extinct, and handed over its powers – including control of the Soviet nuclear missile launching codes – to Russian President Boris Yeltsin
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Commonwealth Of Independent States
The COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES (CIS; Russian : Содружество Независимых Государств, СНГ, tr. Sodruzhestvo Nezavisimykh Gosudarstv, SNG), also called the RUSSIAN COMMONWEALTH (to distinguish it from the English-speaking Commonwealth of Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
), is a loose confederation of 9 member states and 2 associate members that are located in Eurasia
Eurasia
, formed during the dissolution of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
, and which were all former Soviet Republics . Georgia withdrew its membership in 2008, while the Baltic states
Baltic states
( Estonia
Estonia
, Latvia
Latvia
and Lithuania
Lithuania
), which regard their membership in the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as an illegal occupation, chose not to participate
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Organization For Security And Cooperation In Europe
The ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO-OPERATION IN EUROPE (OSCE) is the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization . Its mandate includes issues such as arms control , promotion of human rights , freedom of the press , and fair elections. It employs around 3,460 people, mostly in its field operations but also in its secretariat in Vienna
Vienna
, Austria
Austria
and its institutions. It has its origins in the 1975 Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE) held in Helsinki
Helsinki
, Finland. The OSCE is concerned with early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management , and post-conflict rehabilitation. Its 57 participating states are located in Europe
Europe
, northern and central Asia
Asia
, and North America . The participating states cover much of the land area of the Northern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere

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Free Trade
FREE TRADE is a policy followed by some international markets in which countries' governments do not restrict imports from, or exports to, other countries. Free trade
Free trade
is exemplified by the European Economic Area and the Mercosur
Mercosur
, which have established open markets . Most nations are today members of the World Trade Organization
World Trade Organization
(WTO) multilateral trade agreements. However, most governments still impose some protectionist policies that are intended to support local employment, such as applying tariffs to imports or subsidies to exports. Governments may also restrict free trade to limit exports of natural resources. Other barriers that may hinder trade include import quotas , taxes, and non-tariff barriers , such as regulatory legislation
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Monetary Union
A CURRENCY UNION (also known as MONETARY UNION) involves two or more states sharing the same currency without them necessarily having any further integration (such as an economic and monetary union , which would have, in addition, a customs union and a single market ). Three types of currency unions exist: * Informal – unilateral adoption of foreign currency * Formal – adoption of foreign currency by virtue of bilateral or multilateral agreement with the issuing authority , sometimes supplemented by issue of local currency in currency peg regime * Formal with common policy – establishment by multiple countries of a common monetary policy and issuing authority for their common currencyThe theory of the optimal currency area addresses the question of how to determine what geographical regions should share a currency in order to maximize economic efficiency
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Council Of The European Union
The COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (often still referred to as the COUNCIL OF MINISTERS, or sometimes just called the COUNCIL (Latin : Consilium)) is the third of the seven institutions of the European Union (EU) as listed in the Treaty on European Union . It is part of the essentially bicameral EU legislature (the other legislative body being the European Parliament
European Parliament
) and represents the executive governments of the EU\'s member states . It is based in the Europa building in Brussels
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Council Of Europe
The COUNCIL OF EUROPE (COE; French : Conseil de l'Europe) is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights , democracy , rule of law in Europe
Europe
and promote European culture . Founded in 1949, it has 47 member states, covers approximately 820 million people and operates with an annual budget of approximately half a billion euros . The organisation is distinct from the 28-nation European Union
European Union
(EU), although it is sometimes confused with it, partly because the EU has adopted the original European Flag which was created by the Council of Europe
Europe
in 1955, as well as the European Anthem . No country has ever joined the EU without first belonging to the Council of Europe. The Council of Europe
Europe
is an official United Nations
United Nations
Observer
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Organization For Security And Co-operation In Europe
The ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO-OPERATION IN EUROPE (OSCE) is the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization . Its mandate includes issues such as arms control , promotion of human rights , freedom of the press , and fair elections. It employs around 3,460 people, mostly in its field operations but also in its secretariat in Vienna
Vienna
, Austria
Austria
and its institutions. It has its origins in the 1975 Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE) held in Helsinki
Helsinki
, Finland. The OSCE is concerned with early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management , and post-conflict rehabilitation. Its 57 participating states are located in Europe
Europe
, northern and central Asia
Asia
, and North America . The participating states cover much of the land area of the Northern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere

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