Tiblisi objects to the Moscow-backed Georgian breakaway holding a referendum on acceding to Russia, saying the territory is "occupied."
NATO’s international credibility rapidly deteriorated since the end of the Cold War, and its reactions to Russia’s aggression is hardly a reassurance to Kiev.
"Our plans are not to occupy Ukraine, we do not plan to impose ourselves on anyone," said Vladimir Putin after the Russian military strike on Ukraine. Is he saying one thing and meaning another?
Moscow has already sent troops to eastern Ukraine. But keeping eastern Ukraine might not be enough for Vladimir Putin. Here are possible Russian invasion scenarios.
The situation in Bosnia is no longer a political crisis, but a rapidly deteriorating security crisis.
There are both geopolitical and historical reasons behind Moscow’s endless pressure on Kiev, which was the birthplace of the first Russian state in the 9th Century.
In the last few years, Abkhazia has seen at least 625 new crypto farms, which require vast amounts of energy to run, according to estimates from its economy ministry.
The Trump administration claims that Russia has tilted the playing field in their favour, and they might be right.
President Putin's reaction came shortly after the Russian Parliament unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up sanctions on Georgia.
The visit of a Russian lawmaker to Georgia sparked protests in the country which has long been caught in a political tussle with Moscow.
The war erupted in 2008 when Georgian troops failed to regain control over the Moscow-backed breakaway province of South Ossetia, ending with a France-brokered truce.
The decision comes after Bashar al Assad’s regime recognised the independence of breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
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