2008 South Ossetia war
The Russo-Georgian War was an armed conflict between Georgia, the Russian Federation, and the Russian-backed self-proclaimed breakaway republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The war took place in Au...
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Russia Moves Military to North Korean Border, Prepares for Nuclear War
Moscow mobilizes troops and tanks just 11 miles from North Korean border.
Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington| Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signaling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in dis...
12 Other Clashes and Close Calls with the Russians
The shoot-down yesterday of a Russian aircraft by a Turkish F-16 is a worrisome development, but historically speaking, incidents involving the United States or NATO countries and Soviet or Russian fo...
Russian jets in Syrian skies
News, Mideast News: Russia has begun its military intervention in Syria, deploying an aerial contingent to a permanent Syrian base, in order to launch attacks against ISIS and Islamist rebels; US sta...
Background of the 2008 South Ossetia war
This article describes the background of the Russo-Georgian War.
In the ninth century, the principality of Abkhazia expanded over western Georgia, and became the Kingdom of Abkhazia, whose capita...
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Georgian-Ossetian conflict
The Georgian–Ossetian conflict is an ethno-political conflict over Georgia's former autonomous region of South Ossetia, which evolved in 1989 and developed into a 1991–1992 South Ossetia War. Despite ...
Georgian-Ossetian conflict - Wikipedia
South Ossetian independence referendum, 2006
South Ossetia, an unrecognized republic in the South Caucasus, formerly the South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast within the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic with its capital in Tskhinvali, held a refere...
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Timeline of the 2008 South Ossetia war
The Russo-Georgian War began on August 7, 2008 and involved Georgia, Russian Federation, South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Events prior to August 2008 are described in 2008 Georgia–Russia crisis.Tension...
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Battle of Tskhinvali
The Battle of Tskhinvali (Russian: Бои за Цхинвал, Georgian: ცხინვალის ბრძოლა) was a fight for the city of Tskhinvali, capital of South Ossetia. It was the only major battle in the Russo-Georg...
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Occupation of Gori
The Occupation of Gori was the military occupation of Gori and its surrounding areas by Russian military forces, which started on 13 August 2008 as part of the Russo-Georgian War, and ended with the w...
Occupation of Gori - Wikipedia
Battle of the Kodori Valley
The Battle of Kodori Valley was a military operation during the Russo-Georgian War in the Upper Kodori Valley, the only part of Abkhazia under Georgian control. On 9 August 2008 the Abkhaz military la...
Occupation of Poti
The Raid on Poti was a series of Russian strikes against the Georgian port of Poti during the Russo-Georgian War in August 2008. The city was later occupied by Russian troops, who remained for some ti...
Occupation of Poti - Wikipedia
Humanitarian impact of the 2008 South Ossetia war
The Russo-Georgian War had a huge humanitarian impact on the civilians. In the aftermath, ethnic Georgians were expelled from South Ossetia and most of the Georgian villages were razed.
Russian me...
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Humanitarian response to the 2008 South Ossetia war
This article documents the aid given by several countries to the people who suffered due to the Russo-Georgian War.On August 8, the Russian Ministry of the Emergency Situations sent a mobile hospital ...
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Responsibility for the 2008 South Ossetia war
The five-day-long, 2008 war between Russia and Georgia created controversy, with both sides blaming each other for starting the war.Many reports and researchers (among them independent Russian experts...
Responsibility for the 2008 South Ossetia war - Wikipedia
International reaction to the 2008 South Ossetia war
The international reaction to the Russo-Georgian War covered many nations, non-governmental organisations and non-state actors. The conflict began in August 2008 over South Ossetia but spread elsewher...
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Protests regarding 2008 South Ossetia war
Protests regarding the Russo-Georgian War were held all over the world to protest the Russian army's invasion of Georgia. They were also held to support South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Russia.
Protests regarding 2008 South Ossetia war - Wikipedia
Controversy over Abkhazian and South Ossetian independence
Abkhazia and South Ossetia are two partially recognised breakaway republics in the Caucasus, claiming independence from Georgia.Russia's initial recognition of the independence of the Republic of Abkh...
Controversy over Abkhazian and South Ossetian independence - Wikipedia
Information war during the 2008 South Ossetian war
The Russo-Georgian War included an extensive information war.
The Russian military attempted a few new steps to support an information campaign. Russian journalists were brought along with the Rus...
Cyberattacks during the 2008 South Ossetia war
During the Russo-Georgian War a series of cyberattacks swamped and disabled websites of numerous South Ossetian, Georgian, Russian and Azerbaijani organisations.
On 20 July 2008, weeks before the ...
Military of Russia
The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (Russian: Вооружённые Си́лы Росси́йской Федера́ции, Vooruzhonnije Síly Rossíyskoj Federátsii) are the military service of Russia, established after the ...
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Military of South Ossetia
The Military of South Ossetia is the military of the breakaway republic of South Ossetia, whose independence is recognized by Russia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Nauru, but which Georgia considers to be...
Military of South Ossetia - Wikipedia
Military of Abkhazia
The Abkhazian Armed Forces is the military of Abkhazia.The Ministry of Defence and the General Staff of the Abkhazian armed forces were officially created on 12 October 1992, after the outbreak of the...
Military of Abkhazia - Wikipedia
International reaction to the 2008 declaration of independence by Kosovo
Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia was enacted on 17 February 2008. International reaction was mixed, and the world community continues to be divided on the international recognition of ...
International reaction to the 2008 declaration of independence by Kosovo - Wikipedia
Georgian-Ossetian conflict (1918-1920)
The Georgian–Ossetian conflict (1918–1920) comprised a series of uprisings, which took place in the Ossetian-inhabited areas of what is now South Ossetia, a breakaway republic in Georgia, against the ...
Defence industry of Russia
The Defense industry of Russia is a strategically important sector and a large employer in Russia. It is also a significant player in the global arms market. Russia is the second largest conventional ...
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2007 Georgia missile incident
The 2007 Georgia missile incident refers to the landing of a missile in the Georgian village of Tsitelubani in the Gori district near the Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone, some 65 km (40 mi) ...
1991-1992 South Ossetia War
The 1991–1992 South Ossetian War (Also known as the 1st South Ossetia war) was fought as part of the Georgian-Ossetian conflict between Georgian government forces and ethnic Georgian militia on one si...
1991-1992 South Ossetia War - Wikipedia