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D3VILDOG asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

Russia and Georgia conflict.....??

Can anyone explain this whole conflict to me?? I must have missed the reason as to why Russia is invading Georgia or why Georgia attacked Russia...

Update:

So Georgia wanted part of its provence back and Russia moved in and said no... violently? Right?

Update 2:

So Georgia wanted part of its provence back and Russia moved in and said no... violently? Right?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Russia and Georgia are at war currently over the 2 breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Namely South Ossetia. The President of Georgia, Saakashvili, won the first truly democratic election in Georgia and a major policy that he proposed was, the reclamation of South Ossetia for Georgia, as when the Soviet Union dissolved into multiple countries. They originally controlled these 2 areas. While the areas themselves almost hold little to no value. The country of Georgia holds massive value to the Western Powers. (i.e. the oil pipeline from Caspian Sea which runs right through it.) They also recently pushed for Georgia's induction into NATO, which Russia opposes because it doesn't want to be surrounded by the Military alliance. But the current war started over Georgia invading the small South Ossetia. The Russians, who have very close ties with Ossetia, including giving them Russian Passports due to the fact they don't have international recognition. Comes to their assistance after the capital is taken. The Georgian forces are then overrun and the Russian military claims it has no intentions of entering Georgia, we saw how reliable that claim was. Leading to escalation of the conflict and Abkahzia reclaiming the sliver of land that still belonged to Georgia that they claimed was theirs. Current situation is Georgia is reportedly split in half with the Russians apparently agreeing to a cease-fire. Where it goes from there, I dunno. Hope this helped.

  • Naz F
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Georgia went into Russia to hunt down some rebels, Russia responded by going into Georgia; but as of today, the Russian forces have withdrawn and there's a ceasefire.

    We're heavily involved here, because Georgia has been the major recipient of US aid in the last ten years (after Isreal). the objective being to build/maintain an oil pipeline from central Asia to ports on the Mediterannean. This pipeline is impt., because oil from central Asia would be an alternative to Russian oil - Thus, Russia could not use the threat of cutting of oil to Western Europe.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    don't be enthusiastic approximately those suggestions washed American's. maximum of them nonetheless believe Saddam became at the back of 911. they'll settle for believe and look after to their deaths something their government tells them by utilizing ability of the government propaganda networks. Fox, CNN, CNBC and the different considerable information supplies. based on the fool above who claims u . s . of america has a unfastened and autonomous press. hear to what Scott McClellan is asserting. the former Press secretary under Bush W reported the White residing house sends speaking factors to FOX information. Russian peacekeeping troops have been in Ossetia for years and have been authorized in worldwide agreements with the intention to guard the electorate of the area from assaults by utilizing the Georgian defense force. Georgia's acts of conflict have been ordered by utilizing the Minister of protection who in basic terms happens to additionally be an Israeli citizen, pass parent! the reality and reality is that this conflict, like each and every wars, is yet another Jewish/Zionist initiated conflict. Russia knows this and responded for this reason. so a good distance as most of the responses right here is going, do not enable the reality that ninety 8% of individuals are approximately as clever and stated as a tree stump stop you from asking real questions and spreading the fact.

  • 1 decade ago

    Georgia did not attack Russia. It attacked a break-away region of South Ossetia (it used to be a part of Georgia). As the Russians were giving away Russian passports to Ossetians like candy, they consider them Russian. So, when the Russians moved in, it was to protect their compatriots from the Georgian attack. Of course, Russians being Russians are not familiar with a concept of moderation. So they moved into Ossetia, Abkhasia, and Georgia proper.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Georgia never attacked Russians

    they only defended their self

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