The Kosovo Precedent in Russia's Georgia Policy

Report - External Series

Baev, Pavel K. (2008) The Kosovo Precedent in Russia's Georgia Policy, PONARS Eurasia Memo, 5. : .

The habit of manipulating the conflict with Georgia for political purposes exposes Moscow to the risk of losing control over fast-moving events.

The Russian leadership believes that Georgian territorial integrity is a fictitious notion and that NATO encroachment into the Caucasus would constitute the crossing of a clearly marked red line.

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Authors

Pavel K. Baev

Pavel K. Baev

Research Professor