The Group o Aicht (G8) wis the name o a forum for the govrenments o a group o aicht leadin industrialised kintras, that wis oreeginally formed bi sax leadin industrialised kintras an subsequently extendit wi twa addeetional members. Roushie, which wis invited tae jyn as the last member, wis excludit frae the forum bi the ither members on Mairch 24, 2014 as a result o its involvement in the 2014 Crimea crisis in Ukraine. Sicweys the group nou comprises seiven naitions an will continue tae meet as the G7 group o naitions.
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