Skip to content

Russian lawmakers recognize Georgia separatists

August 27, 2018
Related News about Russian lawmakers recognize Georgia separatists

Sort by: Relevance : Date

MOSCOW — Russia’s parliament voted unanimously Monday to urge the president to recognize the independence of Georgia’s two breakaway regions, stoking further tensions between Moscow and the small Caucasus nation’s Western allies.

(Washington Post — 26 August, 2008)
+ related stories

MOSCOW — Russia formally recognized the breakaway Georgian territories at the heart of its war with Georgia on Tuesday, heightening tensions with the West as the United States dispatched military ships bearing aid to a port city still controlled by Russian troops.

(Washington Post — 26 August, 2008)
+ related stories

Russian lawmakers voted Monday to ask the president to recognize the independence of Georgia’s two rebel provinces, a move likely to anger the small Caucasus nation’s Western allies. (MSNBC — 25 August, 2008)
+ related stories

Russia has recognized the independence of the breakaway Georgian territories of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday. (MSNBC — 26 August, 2008)
+ related stories

MOSCOW, Aug. 26 — Russia recognized the independence of two breakaway provinces of Georgia over the strong objections of the United States and much of Europe on Tuesday, escalating tensions in the region as Russian troops dug in on Georgian soil and U.S. warships prepared to deliver humanitarian… (Washington Post — 27 August, 2008)
+ related stories

Vice President Cheney will travel next week to war-ravaged Georgia as part of a swing through several former Soviet republics, making him the highest-level U.S. emissary to visit the country since hostilities between Russia and Georgia broke out this month, officials said yesterday.

(Washington Post — 26 August, 2008)
+ related stories

Russia formally recognized the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia in a challenge to the West. (New York Times — 27 August, 2008)
+ related stories

Russian lawmakers asked President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday to recognize the independence of two breakaway regions of Georgia: Abkhazia and South Ossetia. (CNN — 26 August, 2008)
+ related stories

While Russian Parliament voted unanimously to support independence for South Ossetia and Abkhazia, most Western countries support Georgias territorial integrity. (New York Times — 26 August, 2008)
+ related stories

Russian premier says recent conflict may have been provoked to aid a U.S. presidential candidate.

(Washington Post — 58 minutes ago)
+ related stories

BAGHDAD — Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says there can be no security agreement with the United States unless there is a “specific deadline” for the withdrawal of American troops.

(Washington Post — 26 August, 2008)
+ related stories

BEIJING, Aug. 24 — The U.S. ambassador to China is pressing Chinese officials to immediately release eight Americans who were detained for holding pro-Tibet protests during the Olympic Games.

(Washington Post — 25 August, 2008)
+ related stories

Page1