12 Years After Russian Invasion, Georgia Sees No End in Sight
But far from being intimidated, Georgia’s envoy to the United States says Russia’s intervention has only redoubled the country’s desire to join NATO and the European Union.
This week marks 12 years since Russia’s five-day invasion of Georgia allowed two provinces to break away, splintering the Caucasian nation. Now, its ambassador to the United States only sees further bad behavior from Moscow, which has used the coronavirus pandemic to harden borders and spread misinformation about the response to the virus.
Jack Detsch is a Pentagon and national security reporter at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @JackDetsch
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