One might expect that while Russia’s political, diplomatic, military and economic resources are tied down in its protracted war in Ukraine, the Kremlin would have difficulty focusing on other regions within the post-Soviet space. But even a casual glance at Russia’s recent activities in Georgia immediately dispels such assumptions.
During the latest round of Russian-Georgian talks (held on February 26), carried out between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and Zurab Abashidze, the Georgian prime minister’s special representative for relations with Russia, Moscow again raised the issue of the restoration of a Russian-Georgian railway link via separatist Abkhazia. This railway line …read more
Source: The Jamestown Foundation