All Posts Tagged With: "Mikheil Saakashvili"

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Kasparov Discusses Chess, Politics in Georgia Visit

During a visit this week to a friend and chess colleague in Georgia, Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov met with Georgian leadership and journalists to discuss the state of Russia-Georgia relations.

Mar 18, 2010 | Continued
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Saakashvili Accuses Russian Researchers of Espionage

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has accused two Russian researchers banned from entering Georgia of working for Russian security services.

Dec 3, 2009 | Continued
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New Military Doctrine to Allow Preemptive Nuclear Strike

A revamped version of Russia’s military doctrine includes a provision that will allow for a preemptive nuclear strike in situations deemed critical to national security.

Nov 24, 2009 | Continued
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Medvedev Visits Contested South Ossetia Region

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev arrived in South Ossetia Friday for a working visit, and reiterated Russian commitment to creating an independent South Ossetian state.

Jul 13, 2009 | Continued
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Understanding the Georgian Mutiny

Reports from Georgia indicate that an attempted coup has been suppressed near the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. Russian defense analyst Aleksandr Golts examines the official version of events, and takes a skeptical eye to the “very convenient conspiracy” and whose interests it serves. Exclusive translation by

May 7, 2009 | Continued