About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 19:13 - 22 Nov.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
2008 Russo-Georgian War Recap: August 6
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 6 Aug.'17 / 13:50

Nine years have passed since the Russo-Georgian War of August 2008. Civil.ge uses its archives and other sources to provide a daily recap of the events of the war. We start on August 1, 2008, amid the final stage of pre-war escalation, and will continue up to the occupation of Akhalgori Municipality by the Russian troops on August 16.

August 6:

  • Exchanges of fire reported, involving villages Avnevi, Dvani, Eredvi, Khetagurovo, Nuli, Prinevi, Ubiati, Zemo Prisi. Georgian peacekeepers’ post on the Sarabuki height comes under fire too, three Georgian peacekeepers wounded.
     
  • A number of the Russian Cossack leaders from various regions of Russia make statements, offering Eduard Kokoity’s authorities military support against Georgia. A Don Cossack leader Nikolai Kozitsin claims to have preliminary lists of volunteers for war with Georgia, enabling him to “send to war from 10 to 15 thousand volunteers, and these will be fighters with many years of military service experience.”
     
  • Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze’s visit to Moscow planned for August 10-11. Latest tensions to be on the agenda.
     
  • Tskhinvali rejects talks over de-escalation that had been planned for August 7.

Latest News
22 Nov.'17 19:13
Three Suspects Dead as Anti-Terrorist Operation Ends
The State Security Service reiterated that the suspects were foreign citizens.
22 Nov.'17 18:22
Anti-Terrorist Operation Over
The status of the suspects still remains unclear.
22 Nov.'17 18:02
Javelin Purchase ‘Solely Defensive,’ Georgian Officials Stress
Deputy Foreign Minister Davit Zalkaliani says the decision “reflects the will of two sovereign nations.” 
22 Nov.'17 16:17
Anti-Terrorist Operation Continues
The number and origins of the suspects remain unclear.
22 Nov.'17 15:26
Deportation of Georgians Linked to National Security, Ukrainian Authorities Tell Ambassador
Gela Dumbadze rejected any connection between the deportations and Mikheil Saakashvili’s activities. 
22 Nov.'17 13:07
One Detained as Anti-Terrorist Operation Continues in Tbilisi
Additional security forces and light armored vehicles have been deployed to the scene.
22 Nov.'17 10:39
Large Scale Police Operation Underway in Tbilisi
Media outlets report that Georgian security forces are carrying out a counter-terrorist operation.
21 Nov.'17 17:07
EU, Georgia Adopt Revised Association Agenda
The new document will facilitate the implementation of the Association Agreement/DCFTA for 2017-2020.
21 Nov.'17 12:50
U.S. State Department Approves Sale of Javelin Missiles to Georgia
Tbilisi will purchase 410 Javelin missiles and 72 Command Launch Units.
21 Nov.'17 11:41
CSOs: Abolishing EU&NATO Minister’s Office without Consultations ‘Unacceptable’
Twenty-five civil society organizations call for further discussions over the role and functions of the Office.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
81