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Russo-Georgian War 2008 featuring Dr. Irakli Porchkhidze & Dr. George Papuashvili - Jakso 18


On the 7th of August, 2008 the contagious situation between the Georgian government, South Ossetian separatist and the Russian Federation escalated into an all-out war. The short but brutal war that followed saw the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people and has later been called the conflict where the rulebook of Russian asymmetric warfare was written. Sotaa ja historiaa podi is honored to welcome Dr. Porchkhidze, a former Deputy State Minister for Reintegration of Georgia and Dr. Papuashvili, a former Minister of Justice of Georgia to tell us about the war and their views on the security situation in the Caucasus region.