Putin worries West by creating Eurasia to counter EU

Newscast Media MOSCOW—A treaty to launch the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
spanning Russia, Kazahkstan and Belarus has been signed by the countries’ presidents
in the Kazahk capital. The bloc will come into being next January.

Three ex-Soviet republics took the first step on Thursday to creating a trading bloc
with a combined population of 170 million after years of tense negotiations. It still
depends on approvals from the republics’ parliaments. CONTINUE TO FULL STORY>>