In May 2005 the foreign ministers of Georgia and Russia signed a joint statement, which stipulated that the withdrawal of Russian military bases in Georgia would begin in 2005 and would conclude in 2008 다운로드. The withdrawal is likely to have at least moderately negative consequences for Russian-Georgian relations. Tbilisi will lose an important lever vis-à-vis Moscow and will probably become even more assertive about the status of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, while Russia will be less motivated to exercise restraint in times of crisis 메탈 슬러그 apk.
Sokov, N. (2005). The Withdrawal of Russian Military Bases from Georgia: Not Solving Anything. PONARS Policy Memo, 363, 3.
The author Mihai Gribincea discusses the Russian military bases in the countries of former USSR, but focuses mostly on two cases: Moldova and Georgia 음성 번역 다운로드. The book gives insight why the bases are unacceptable to the governments in Chisinau and Tbilisi. The focus on the Russian military bases also serves for the analysis of the Russian military policy in the so-called “Near Abroad” 다운로드.
Gribincea, M. (2001). The Russian policy on military bases: Georgia and Moldova. Editura Cogito.