Wednesday, August 8, 2018, marks exactly a decade since the infamous war of 08.08.08. when Georgian leader Saakashvili, armed by the US and prodded personally by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, shook world politics and ushered in a new era of antagonism between Russia and the West. The lies about that war continue to abound in Georgia and the West. The truth in this video.
The shock of that event created a pre-destined Earth Shifting consequence: it woke up Russia the Great Balancer and forced Russians to re-organize the army to respond to new challenges. In 2008 the Russian army was forced to defend Tskhinval against the much better prepared and US trained/equipped Georgian army. It was not an easy victory by any measure, but within 5 days the Russian peacekeeping mission was over, just short of entering the Georgian capital Tbilisi and deposing Saakashvili.
That event reminded…
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