Moscow gets limited support over Georgia

Russia has received limited backing from the East over its role in Georgia. At an Asian regional security summit, Russia’s fellow members of the Shanghai Cooperation Council – China, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan – expressed support for what they called Moscow’s efforts to restore stability in the Caucasus.

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US and Russia flex their military muscles.

Russia has sent a missile cruiser and two other ships to Sukhumi, the capital of Abkhazia, after a US military ship docked at a southern port in Georgia.The show of force coincides with the escalating standoff between the West and Moscow, over its conflict with Tbilisi. There was an effusive …

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Prisoners exchanged but mistrust remains

Another prisoner exchange has taken place between Georgia and South Ossetia, after the short war earlier this month.A total of 85 Georgians who had been held in Tshkinvali have been transported across the border. They are said to be the last of a group of civilians who were captured during …

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