Showdown in the Caucasus
Date of Issue2008-08-19
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
As the world was transfixed on the opening of the Beijing Olympic Games, Russia launched an incursion into Georgia. Georgia’s push to reclaim South Ossetia fitted perfectly into Russia’s geostrategic plans. Moscow clearly plans to control the destiny of its immediate neighbourhood.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 087-08
Nanyang Technological University