Commonwealth of Independent States

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Commonwealth of Independent States an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
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Usage

In literature:

The impossibility of securing independent State and Commonwealth finance.
"The Framework of Home Rule" by Erskine Childers
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In news:

The International Air Transport Association ( IATA ) has called on carriers in the Commonwealth of Independent States to take action to improve a safety record, which is currently three or four times worse than that of the global industry.
The Daher-Socata TBM 850 turboprop single gained type certification from the Commonwealth of Independent States ( CIS ), which includes Russia, the French aircraft manufacturer said yesterday.
Accord on Commonwealth of Independent States .
Following is the text of the official agreement signed by Russia, Ukraine and Byelorussia to form a " commonwealth of independent states ," as issued by Russian officials and translated by The Associated Press.
A second day of a regular meeting of the prime ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is held in the Turkmen capital on Friday.
Uzbekistan is the second member of the new Commonwealth of Independent States to establish full ties with China.
Kuhn Group will manufacture John Deere-branded large square balers for sale in selected regions of Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, North Africa and the Middle East.
Moscow will defend the position of the Commonwealth of Independent States at future G20 and G8 Forums, the Russian President has promised.
Former Soviet countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are taking desperate measures to tackle African Swine Fever (ASF), which is causing devastation to pig herds in the region.
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