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Archive by 2011-08-09
Medvedev and Aliyev will meet in Sochi 2011-08-09 17:18 Today in Sochi, talks between the presidents of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev starts.
Study: Armenians love Russia more than the Georgians do 2011-08-09 16:37 According to data of the American Research Center "Gallup", the most negative attitude towards Russia's policy among the former Soviet Union, was recorded in Georgia.
Iakobashvili: nobody won the war of 2008 2011-08-09 16:09 According to the Georgian Ambassador to the U.S. Temur Iakobashvili, nobody won the war of 2008.
Expert: Putin has convinced residents of South Ossetia of support of the Russian 2011-08-09 14:55 Vladimir Burmatov, department head of political science and sociology of REU n.a. Plekhanov, believes that the words of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin about the possibility of entering South Ossetia into Russia confirmed Moscow's position regarding the support of Tskhinval.
Bagdasarov: the CIS tribunal may judge Saakashvili 2011-08-09 13:58 The Case on the war crimes of the Georgian leadership can be considered in a tribunal specially created by a number of states of the CIS.
In Armenia, they demand the resignation of His Holiness Karekin II 2011-08-09 13:16 In Armenia, the message, which called for the resignation of the Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II, was spread.
"The Supreme Council of Ossetians": Kokoity should go for a third term 2011-08-09 12:47 Chairman of the International Social Movement "The Supreme Council of the Ossetians" Boris Basayev said that its representatives deem it necessary to nominate Eduard Kokoity at the next elections of the President of South Ossetia.
Gryzlov: Saakashvili and his supporters should be on the dock 2011-08-09 12:07 State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov said that the perpetrators of the attack on South Ossetia in August 2008 should be punished.
09.08.08. 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 at Saakashvili’s bloody massacre over South-Ossetians. Today’s issue contains the stories of events of 9 August 2008 which was the second day of war.
How to Georgianize an Ossetian?
Clear Field operation the Georgian troops launched in 2008 was aimed at clearing the territory of South Ossetia of Ossetians. This was Georgia’s idea to solve the ancient conflict with the nation whose folk culture is full of stories about troubles they have been facing on the land Georgians consider as theirs. Eviction of Ossetians once failed though two decades before Tbilisi was successful in other parts of the country. Dozens of thousands of Ossetians were then forced to leave Georgia’s regions.
War chronicle. Salvation from the North
The “blitzkrieg” failed: a sudden treacherous attack on defenseless Tskhinval did not help arrogant Georgian warriors take the capital of South Ossetia by assault. On August 9 the town slightly calmed down. Besides, Georgia decided to reinforce its positions scared of the approaching Russian army. Russia indeed was on the way to save South Ossetians with Moscow preparing to call the presumptuous aggressor to account.2011-08-09 11:35
The lost Georgia: Tbilisi killing its own people
Verbally conducting a liberal economic policy, Georgian authorities actually support only business affiliated with bureaucracy. Liberal slogans serve to justify the complete destruction of the social infrastructure remaining from Soviet times. Until 2008 the Georgian elite had been trying to maintain at least the gloss of respectability in its anti-national policy but when Saakashvili’s criminal military adventure failed the social transformations carried out by his government started resembling social fascism.
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