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Georgia is drifting into the Kremlin’s orbit

Economist 01 Feb 2023
... they risk dragging Georgia into a war with Russia.\nThe picture is further complicated by the presence of some 100,000 Russian exiles who have taken refuge in Georgia from the very regime that still occupies 20% of the country in the two enclaves of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
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Georgia has drifted into the Kremlin’s orbit

Economist 31 Jan 2023
... they risk dragging Georgia into a war with Russia.\nThe picture is further complicated by the presence of some 100,000 Russian exiles who have taken refuge in Georgia from the very regime that still occupies 20% of the country in the two enclaves of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
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Russia needs to be humiliated in Ukraine

The Hill 25 Jan 2023
None of the arguments I hear make sense. The West needs to give as many arms as it can to Ukraine to help Ukraine defeat Russia ... Absurdly, some even propose that Crimea or Donbas could become a “frozen conflict” to satisfy Putin, as if “frozen conflicts,” such as Transnistria, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, were desirable ... .
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Russia has NO diplomatic relations with these countries. Why?

Russia Beyond 20 Jan 2023
Some of these countries are UN member states, but not all ... Georgia severed diplomatic relations with Russia on September 2, 2008, in response to Russia’s recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as sovereign states ... Russia recognized the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia in August 2008, along with four other UN member states ... .
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Washington Has Resurrected the Threat of Nuclear Armageddon

GlobalResearch 20 Jan 2023
To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel ... *** ... President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita S ... In 2008 a US trained and equipped Georgian army (a province of the former Soviet Union) invaded South Ossetia and killed Russian peacekeepers.
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Washington Has Resurrected the Threat of Nuclear Armageddon, by Paul Craig Roberts

The Unz Review 19 Jan 2023
President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev worked together independently of their military/security bureaucracies to resolve the issue. Both paid a price ... Hayakawa supported it ... See ... In 2008 a US trained and equipped Georgian army (a province of the former Soviet Union) invaded South Ossetia and killed Russian peacekeepers ... ....
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Former US Secretary of State Details Her Support for Arming Ukraine

Voa News 13 Jan 2023
At first, it was to go to Kyiv and overthrow the Ukrainian government, and then it dialed back to the east and the south to cut off Ukraine at Odesa ... Yes, Russia was able to seize the territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, but unfortunately, there were already peacekeepers there, which was a mistake made much earlier.
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Biden’s Real Ukraine Scandal: Regime Change and War

GlobalResearch 12 Jan 2023
He was then, while serving in the Senate and under consideration for Barack Obama’s vice presidential running mate, the first major American official to arrive in the capital after the five-day war between Georgia and Russia following Georgia’s invasion of South Ossetia, which ...
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Ex-Soviet republic explains refusal to ‘return’ weapons to Ukraine

Russia Today 10 Jan 2023
Georgia’s defense ministry blasted Kiev for hinting that Tbilisi had obtained its Buk air-defense systems free of charge ... In September, Fedor Venislavsky, a Ukrainian MP, said Georgia had a unique opportunity to seize back the territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia that it claims as its own ... .
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Ex-Soviet state refuses to return weapons to Ukraine Kiev

Beijing News 09 Jan 2023
One such call was made early in the Russia-Ukraine conflict by the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Alexey Danilov, who accused Georgia of "behaving not very appropriately," and said a potential new conflict over South Ossetia and Abkhazia, which ...
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Ex-Soviet state refuses to return weapons to Ukraine – Kiev

Russia Today 09 Jan 2023
One such call was made early in the Russia-Ukraine conflict by the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Alexey Danilov, who accused Georgia of “behaving not very appropriately,” and said a potential new conflict over South Ossetia and ...
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What Is Moscow’s Leverage in the Balkans?

Truth Dig 04 Jan 2023
Since September, Kosovo’s fragile stability that has endured since 1999, following intervention by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), has grown progressively precarious ... Six months later, Russia invoked the “Kosovo Precedent” to invade Georgia and recognized the separatist territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent ... .
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Putin misjudged Ukraine. Is the West falling into a similar trap with Russia and China?

The Hill 02 Jan 2023
... a handful of Kalibr cruise missiles, Russia had saved Bashar al Assad’s regime in Syria. It had learned from its bungled South Ossetia operation in 2008 and taken Crimea peacefully in 2014 with “little green men.”  .
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LILLEY: Rise of Putin supporters across West a disturbing trend

Canoe 31 Dec 2022
The support that Vladimir Putin has in this country, across the Western world in fact, is truly disturbing. Story continues below ... We apologize, but this video has failed to load ... They are wiling to overlook his genocidal war in Ukraine, the way he has invaded other countries from Chechnya, Georgia, South Ossetia and his annexation of Crimea in 2014 ... .

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