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Georgia acknowledged launching war in 2008
Pravda ^ | 15.04.2013 | Anton Krivenyuk

Posted on 04/15/2013 12:51:46 AM PDT by cunning_fish

Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili admitted responsibility of Georgia for the outbreak of the war in August of 2008. He stated that the actions of the authorities of the country before crossing the border of Georgia by Russian forces were inadequate. This statement will have tangible consequences, first of all, for President Mikhail Saakashvili.

"The political noose" around the Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's neck is getting tighter. He is not yet being investigated, but the new authorities have already talked about the possibility of his interrogation about the events of 2008. The country may begin a new investigation into the five-day war. Prime Minister Ivanishvili spoke in favor of conducting a second investigation of the facts.

During a meeting with the editors of a number of Georgian media outlets, Ivanishvili called the actions of the authorities in August of 2008 inadequate. Georgia's acknowledgement of at least part of its responsibility for the war could seriously affect the country's foreign policy, and above all, the relationship with Russia.

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TOPICS: Government; History; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: augustwar; caucasus; communism; communists; coup; easterneurope; europe; eussr; georgia; military; nato; obama; russia; saakashvili; tbilisi; war Comment #1 Removed by Moderator

To: cunning_fish

sorry, but I don’t believe Pravda (the Truth in Roski) when they talk about the war with Georgia...

2 posted on 04/15/2013 2:18:37 AM PDT by Cronos (Latin presbuteros->Late Latin presbyter->Old English pruos->Middle Engl prest->priest)
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To: cunning_fish
Oh, yeah, right...tiny little Georgia deliberately provoked mighty Russia into crushing it.

Sure. Whatever.

Sounds a lot like those dastardly Poles who forced the Nazis to overrun their country in 1939.

3 posted on 04/15/2013 2:29:35 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: cunning_fish

You have a pro Putin (Russian) re-alignment purge similar to the Ukraine going on here. Unless they (reformer Presidents) get the hell out of the country they ran (like the Ukraine) they’ll wind up in some political prison (if they’re lucky) or dead.

4 posted on 04/15/2013 3:55:38 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause..Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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5 posted on 04/15/2013 4:34:39 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (The Old White Flag Republicans can go straight to He// and take their pal Obama with them!)
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To: Cronos

I know that Georgia claims 68 square miles of Tennessee, but I couldn’t remember them actually going to war over it in 2008.

6 posted on 04/15/2013 5:47:42 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

Jeez, not another one of these “Who Started the Civil War” threads.

7 posted on 04/15/2013 6:42:50 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: All
Georgia is just trying to retaliate for the "War of Northern Aggression"!

Wait...wha...there's another Georgia...hold on...

8 posted on 04/15/2013 9:53:02 AM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at! (This space no longer for rent))
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