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Russia, Georgia view war report’s blame through lenses

Christine Kiernan (blog)

Russia, Georgia view war report’s blame through lenses

Worldfocus producer Christine Kiernan writes about the reaction to a recent report on the Russia-Georgia war, which found that that all sides violated international humanitarian and human rights laws.

Posted: October 2, 2009 10:38   Comments: 1
Five-day Russia-Georgia war has lasting political fallout

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Five-day Russia-Georgia war has lasting political fallout

On Friday, Russia and Georgia marked the first anniversary of the five-day war that erupted a year ago. But tensions between the countries are still running high, writes Ivan Krastev, and there will be lasting political fallout for Russia, Georgia, Europe and the U.S.

Posted: August 7, 2009 12:18   Comments: 2
Week in review: Afghanistan, Clinton in Asia and Biden

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Week in review: Afghanistan, Clinton in Asia and Biden

Dan Rather of "Dan Rather Reports" and Ian Bremmer of Eurasia Group discuss the week's top stories: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to Asia, the escalating war in Afghanistan and Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Ukraine and Georgia.

Posted: July 24, 2009 15:17   Comments: 3
Georgian military mutiny attempt ends in arrests

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Georgian military mutiny attempt ends in arrests

A 500-man Georgian tank battalion led a short mutiny on Tuesday, ignoring higher command and sealing off a military base. Lincoln Mitchell of Columbia University discusses the significance of the mutiny to Georgian and international politics and how it may relate to NATO exercises set to begin on Wednesday.

Posted: May 5, 2009 13:56   Comments: 1
“Cabbage protests” wilt for Georgia’s opposition

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“Cabbage protests” wilt for Georgia’s opposition

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that mass protests against Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili have failed to gain traction, unlike the "Rose Revolution" of 2003 that put Saakashvili in power. Back then, Saakashvili's supporters carried flowers -- today, his opponents throw cabbages and carrots.

Posted: April 16, 2009 10:57   Comments: 0
Russian film dramatizes the Georgia war

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Russian film dramatizes the Georgia war

A Russian action film, "Olympus Inferno," is set to explore the Georgia war of August 2008 and may spark renewed debate about who started the war.

Posted: March 26, 2009 08:34   Comments: 7
Eurovision song contest sparks multiple controversies

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Eurovision song contest sparks multiple controversies

The 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, a musical competition between countries scheduled to take place in May, has recently incited debate in Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Israel and the Arab world due to edgy lyrics and controversial participants.

Posted: March 12, 2009 09:11   Comments: 4
Clinton, NATO reboot relations with Russia

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Clinton, NATO reboot relations with Russia

Vladimir Lensky of Russia's Channel One television discusses NATO's move to restore normal relations with Russia seven months after its invasion of Georgia and the future of U.S.-Russia relations.

Posted: March 5, 2009 17:02   Comments: 0
Protests erupt after Georgia detains ethnic Armenians

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Protests erupt after Georgia detains ethnic Armenians

A Worldfocus contributing blogger describes stirring tensions in Armenia and his experience attending a protest in Yerevan against Georgia's detention of two ethnic Armenians.

Posted: February 26, 2009 14:49   Comments: 4
Obama could see more cooperation with Russia

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Obama could see more cooperation with Russia

Angela Stent of Georgetown University discusses how President Barack Obama might deal with Russian leaders and his approach to the proposed missile shield in eastern Europe and cooperating with Russia to deal with Iran's nuclear ambitions.

Posted: January 26, 2009 16:15   Comments: 0

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