Revisiting Georgia and Russia

I saw very little of this coverage in the mainstream news so I thought I would give it some time here since I wrote several posts on the conflict a few months ago.

Russia responds to the NY Times article:

Moscow’s U.N. envoy praised The New York Times on Thursday for challenging Georgia on assertions that Russia started their brief war in August, saying U.S. media had finally got the story right.

Georgian Claims on Russian War Called into Question:

Newly available accounts by independent military observers of the beginning of the war between Georgia and Russia this summer call into question the longstanding Georgian assertion that it was acting defensively against separatist and Russian aggression.

And here’s an Opinion Piece:

The August war in the Caucasus was started by the Georgians under a false pretext on the night of Aug. 7. Civilians and Russian peacekeepers were attacked.


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