Alexander Lukashenko

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin meeting the leaders ex-Soviet... News PhotoAlexander Lukashenko,Almazbek Atambayev,Attending,Belarus,Chairperson,Community,Emomalii Rahmon,Horizontal,International Landmark,Kazakhstan,Kremlin,Kyrgyzstan,Leadership,Meeting,Moscow - Russia,Nursultan Nazarbayev,Patriotism,Politics,President,Russia,Security,Tajikistan,Treaty,Vladimir PutinPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPRussia's President Vladimir Putin (3rd R) meeting the leaders ex-Soviet nations in the Kremlin in Moscow, on December 19, 2012, with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko (2nd R), Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev (3rd L) Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev (2nd R), Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon (R) and Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) chairman Nikolai Bordyuzha (L)attending. Russia sought today to expand its sway over ex-Soviet nations as it hosted economic integration talks Washington has painted as an attempt by Moscow to 're-Sovietise' the region. AFP PHOTO / POOL / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)