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Russian troops operating in the Tskhinvali region during the five-day war, August 2008, during which Russian troops occupied nearly 20% of Georgia’s territory. Courtesy of Yana Amelina/Wikimedia

Georgia and Russia: How to Oppose Moscow’s Aggression

Natia Seskuria and Igor Sutyagin
Newsbrief, 8 December 2017
RUSI International, Russia, Georgia, Defence Policy
With limited resources, Georgia has few options when it comes to defending itself against Russian aggression. The answer for Tbilisi has been a strategy of ‘Total Defence’.

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Dr Igor Sutyagin
Senior Research Fellow, Russian Studies

Dr Igor Sutyagin's research is concerned with US-Russian relations, strategic armaments developments and broader nuclear arms control,... read more

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