The Battle for Upper Kodori

Aug 12, 2008 (KOMMERSANT) — The conflict area in Caucasus has widened, and Tbilisi is forced to fight on two front lines. Sergei Bagapsh, president of Abkhazia, which is another breakaway republic of Georgia, declared the success of his troops in upper Kodori Tuesday. Full Report

Despite Medvedev’s call for a halt to the fighting in Georgia, you can bet it will not only continue but escalate. Dmitry, you might want to watch your back — and the hand that pours your tea. — PID