The Eurasian Union Has Begun

Vladimir Putin

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Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus have signed a deal that looks set to form the “Eurasian Union,” Bloomberg reports.The three countries will create a single economic space on January 1, hoping to combing their 170 million people, $2 trillion in combined output.

The group certainly moved quickly, given that the man who spearheaded the concept, Vladimir Putin, only announced his intentions last month — though something tells us this had been in the pipeline for a while.

So, who else will join the group? The Ukraine has said they would consider it, for one.

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