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Russia’s Role in the 2008 Russo-Georgian War

After a brief surge of sympathy for Georgia during the 2008 Russo-Georgian war, outsiders reached a general consensus of shared blame, exemplified by the EU fact-finding mission’s Tagliavini report. In retrospect, with an established pattern of Russian aggression in Ukraine and Syria, prize-winning journalist Yulia Latynina will revisit the context and causes of the 2008 war.


  • Yulia Latynina

    Visiting Expert
    Columnist, Ekho Moskvy; Columnist, Novaya Gazeta