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Seven ex-Soviet states discuss joint military force to counteract NATO

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An scary news published on France 24:

The presidents of seven ex-Soviet states are meeting in Kyrgyzstan to discuss implementing the first joint rapid-reaction force of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation, a military alliance led by Russia, intended as a counterweight to NATO. (Continue)

It is clear that the Russian Federation is seeking a new, stronger international role after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Will we come back to the times of the Cold War?