Archive - 7/8/2013

Wed, 07/08/2013 - 18:09

Five years of the "August war": Interim Results

Five years ago, on the night of August 8, 2008, the Georgian government committed a fatal strategic mistake. Overestimating the political support of the United States and having underestimated the moral obligations assumed by Russia, Tbilisi launched a war of aggression against South Ossetia, resulted in the predictable defeat of the Georgian military machine and the final loss of the two former Georgian autonomies.