Alexander Lukashenko

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks while meeting the leaders... News PhotoAlexander Lukashenko,Almazbek Atambayev,Attending,Belarus,Emomalii Rahmon,Horizontal,International Landmark,Kremlin,Kyrgyzstan,Leadership,Meeting,Moscow - Russia,Patriotism,Politics,President,Russia,Serzh Sargsyan,Tajikistan,Talking,Vladimir PutinPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPRussia's President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks while meeting the leaders ex-Soviet nations in the Kremlin in Moscow, on December 19, 2012, with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko (L), Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon (2nd L), Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev (C) and Armenian President Serzh Sarksian (2nd R) 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)