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Russian State Duma ratifies military agreements with Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2011-08-08 20:48 Today Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has made for ratification an agreement on joint Russian military bases in Abkhazia and South Ossetia to the State Duma.
Medvedev awarded combatants of events of 2008 2011-08-08 19:11 Today Russian President Dmitry Medvedev awarded the 10th Separate Special Forces Brigade of the Ministry of Defense the "Order of Zhukov" for participation in operations in Georgia in August 2008.
Lavrov: Saakashvili "puts everything on its head" in connection with the 2008 war 2011-08-08 18:24 According to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the Georgian leader Mikhail Saakashvili continues to speak in a spirit of aggressive advocacy on the issue of how the events of August 2008 developed.
In Tbilisi, a new book about the 2008 war was presented 2011-08-08 17:40 Last Sunday in the Georgian capital in the National Museum of Georgia a presentation of the book of well-known journalist, professor of State University of Ilia Oleg Panfilov, entitled "Russia-Georgia: the informational war.
Tsiklauri: Georgia will never recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2011-08-08 16:55 According to a representative of the Georgian parliamentary majority Nugzar Tsiklauri, three years after the war between Russia and Georgia it became apparent that "it's impossible to legalize lawlessness through military power".
Georgian Ambassador: Russia prevents Georgia's integration into EU 2011-08-08 16:07 According to the Ambassador of Georgia to Azerbaijan Teimuraz Sharashenidze, after the war in South Ossetia and Abkhazia in 2008 the international community has realized that Georgia was being "torn" not by internal conflict, but Russia's actions aimed at strengthening the influence on one of the former Soviet Union.
Materials on events in 2008 were sent to the International Criminal Court 2011-08-08 15:21 A copy of the criminal case on events in South Ossetia in August 2008 were sent to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.
Georgians will hold a rally in Sweden 2011-08-08 14:29 Today in Stockholm, near the Russian Embassy, Georgian diaspora will hold a rally. The event is dedicated to the third anniversary of the war between Russia and Georgia in August 2008.
Georgia recalls 2008 2011-08-08 13:23 Today, in Gori, events dedicated to the three-year anniversary of the war between Russia and Georgia will be held.
Azerbaijan hopes for an objective document on Karabakh 2011-08-08 12:38 The other day, the ruling party of Azerbaijan - "Yeni Azerbaijan" Party (NAP) - expressed the hope that the NATO Parliamentary Assembly will adopt an objective document on Nagorno-Karabakh.
08.08.08. Internet reports
This publication gives witnesses’ account of the August-2008 events they presented in their blogs. GeorgiaTimes correspondents collected the stories written by Tskhinval residents, city defendants, the military, journalists and those who simply cared for the situation, shocked by Saakashvili’s bloody massacre over South-Ossetians. Today’s issue contains the stories of August 8 events, from the first hours till the end of the day when the Russian Army finally entered Tskhinval.
Boris Chochiev and Maxim Gvinjia: lessons of war
Three years have passed since the day when unbalanced Georgian leader ordered to attack South Ossetia. His attempt to return the republic by force was given a dignified response. Hardly will he ever dare new military and political adventures. Neither will he win trust of Abkhazians and Ossetians again: these two nations have suffered too much. Boris Chochiev, RSO president’s plenipotentiary representative for post-conflict settlement, and Maxim Gvinjia, Abkhaz FM, tell GeorgiaTimes about the lessons of the tragic events of August 2008.
War chronicle. Plain Fascism
War. Its essence never changes. No matter what beautiful words aggressors would use to disguise their violence, war is always the same: blood, corpses of the dead, terror of the living. There is nothing more terrible than shells falling onto a sleeping town. Ruined, burned out houses, the dead and the injured, tears and pain – all this is the price paid for Mikheil Saakashvili’s speeches promising he would never attack South Ossetia and breaking his word a few hours afterwards.2011-08-08 13:49
The lost Georgia: 3 years of survival
In the post-war years, against the background of shameful failures in the international arena, the degradation of the few democratic achievements and the decay of the Georgian social institutes, Mikhail Saakashvili’s government has been trying to attract the people’s and world public’s attention to economic success. That is why the officials are so fond of referring to various ratings. But if we go into statistics we will see that agriculture is in a saddest plight with Saakashvili being in power, while the three-year-old military adventure nearly became fatal for the country’s economy.
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