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The list of countries that will still line up behind the Kremlin is short and shabby, including Venezuela, South Ossetia and Syria. .... That area and a swath of territory near the Turkish border where rebel forces backed by Turkey ousted the Kurdish YPG militia, which has nominally aligned with the regime, are ...
The Russian incursion into Georgia was a reaction to a Georgian attack on South Ossetia which had been encouraged by Nato. ... in Syria collapsed on the grounds that Britain's security and intelligence services would have been “deeply embarrassed” about their covert support of anti-Assad militias.

The international community must exert pressure on all militias to ensure they came to the table, and pay greater attention to the humanitarian situation in Yemen. In the ensuing ..... Regret was expressed that access had not been granted to Georgia's regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Antigua and ...
The reason why Washington struck Russian contractors working in Syria was that the US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) – which is mainly comprised of Kurdish YPG militias – had reportedly handed over the control of some areas east of Euphrates River to Deir al-Zor Military ...
The crisis in Ukraine was putting shared values to the test, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Chairperson-in-Office told the Security Council today, while stressing that further dialogue and political will were needed to solve the situation. Delivering the annual briefing to the ...
Violence continued against women and girls, by state and non-state actors, with a reported increase in armed groups publicly executing and lashing ... facto borders with the breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia continue to have a negative impact on local residents' economic and social rights.

The ICC is investigating state authorities in Burundi who, together with the armed Imbonerakure militia, have launched a widespread, systematic and ... Atrocities related to an international armed conflict between Georgian and Russian armed forces which also involve South Ossetian forces are the focus of ...
In Africa, it seeks to arm violent Shi'a militias, but may also exploit efforts aimed at curbing the activities of Boko Haram, Al Shabaab, ISIS, and Al Qaeda. It may fund these terrorists in order to weaken countries that may stand in the way of Iran's influence elsewhere. Egypt, for instance, is a prime target, ...
Zurab Abashidze stressed on the recent developments in Georgia's occupied territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia (Tskhinvali) and expressed his ... In particular, Georgian envoy tackled upon the unification of illegal armed groups of the Tskhinvali region into the composition of the Russian Armed ...
TBILISI, DFWatch–Official Tbilisi condemns a decision by Russia to merge the armed forces in the breakaway territory South Ossetia with the Russian army. Russia's State Duma ratified the move on Wednesday. South Ossetian militiamen may now enroll in the Russian military, and many are expected to be ...

The document says that sending them to the Russian military base in South Ossetia will be on a voluntary basis. Upon concluding such a contract, a citizen must be discharged from military service in the South Ossetian armed forces and his further active duty will be regulated by the Russian legislation. The agreement on ...
Upon release he left for South Ossetia, where he was soon brought to trial again on charges of extortion. Marik Dudaev was defended by some prominent South Ossetian human rights advocates. He was referred to as 'a victim, a brigand and Robin Hood – all in one'. Now his story has ended. As the 'RES' ...
They are a continuation of George Mason University's collection of analytical articles, Cost of Conflict: Core Dimensions of Georgian–South Ossetian Context, which are available online. Georgians protected us, local Ossetians. And we did not let anyone go there. No one ever came from Orchosani [on the ...
It appeared that the power structures (among them the Special Service) and military forces in South Ossetia had to knuckle under to the proclaimed President of ... According to South Ossetian data, each battalion consisted of 500 men (this structure had been adopted from former USSR service regulations).
Vladimir Putin approved the integration of militias from the breakaway Republic of South Ossetia into the Russian army. South Ossetia is one of the two breakaway territories of Georgia under effective Russian control. The other is Abhazia. The two territories under Russian occupation make up ...
However, while there is evidence demonstrating the presence of sizable regular Russian forces during the battles of Ilovaisk in 2014 and Debaltseve in 2015, most experts agree that the separatist militias are largely made up of locals and Russian volunteers—though this does not exclude the possibility ...
“They have militias in Syria and in Lebanon which they control and they have Iranian military forces in Syria that can be used.” Amos Yadlin, a former Israeli ..... This is the argument that we condemned the Russian for when the essentially invaded South Ossetia and the Crimea. You can't have it both ways.
After a period of heavy fighting followed by protracted negotiations, in September 1993, Abkhaz separatist militias took the capital of Sukhumi. ... Not long after the non-Russian international military presence disappeared from Abkhazia and South Ossetia, Moscow established military bases in both regions.
The latter specifically stressed his “close relationship with the Russian 4th Military Base,” which is stationed in Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia, as well ... Donetsk and Tskhinvali agreed they would send members of their armed groups to each other's May 9 parades, by which Russia annually marks the end ...


 

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