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The guns of August 2008 : Russia's war in Georgia

Author: Svante E Cornell; S Frederick Starr
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2009.
Series: Studies of Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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This book is designed to present the facts about the Russian-Georgian war of 2008 along with comprehensive coverage of the background to those events. It brings together a wealth of expertise on the South Caucasus and Russian foregin policy, with contributions by Russian, Georgian, European, and American experts on the region.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Military history
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Guns of August 2008.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2009
(DLC) 2009019849
(OCoLC)323201144
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Svante E Cornell; S Frederick Starr
ISBN: 9780765625090 0765625091
OCLC Number: 608692368
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 279 pages, [10] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: The paradox of living in paradise : Georgia's descent into chaos / Thomas Goltz --
Georgian-Russian relations in the 1990s / Thornike Gordadze --
The Russian leadership's preparation for war, 1999-2008 / Andrei Illarionov --
Georgia's Rose Revolution : the break with the past / Niklas Nilsson --
From neglect to duress : the West and the Georgian crisis before the 2008 war / Stephen Blank --
The Saakashvili administration's reaction to Russian policies before the 2008 war / David Smith --
From Sukhumi to Tskhinvali : the path to war in Georgia / Johanna Popjanevski --
After August 7 : the escalation of the Russia-Georgia war / Pavel Felgenhauer --
Defining victory and defeat : the information war between Russia and Georgia / Paul Goble --
The external implications of the Russia-Georgia war / James Sherr.
Series Title: Studies of Central Asia and the Caucasus.
Responsibility: Svante E. Cornell & S. Frederick Starr, editors.
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In the summer of 2008, a conflict that appeared to have begun in the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia rapidly escalated to become the most significant crisis in European security in a  Read more...

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