Topic: Republic of Georgia
The US military may retain access to Manas airfield – a key transit hub for the Afghanistan war – despite the turmoil in Kyrgyzstan. But given the weakness of other supply routes, the loss would deal a major blow.
04/08/2010 12:27 pm
Not long ago, relations between the US and Russia were quite frosty. New Presidents Obama and Medvedev are set to sign the START pact limiting nuclear weapons. Will the treaty lead to closer cooperation on Iran, Afghanistan, and arms control?
04/06/2010 01:39 pm
Russia-leaning president Viktor Yanukovich has scrapped Ukraine's plans to join the Western military alliance, dissolving the commissions on European and NATO integration established after the Orange Revolution.
04/06/2010 01:34 pm
The UN's Haiti donor conference resulted in $15 billion in pledges over the short and long term. It is seen as a test of whether such massive rebuilding programs can work.
03/31/2010 09:02 pm
Nino Burdzhanadze told the Monitor she believes that Saakashvili ordered the Russian invasion hoax to sow anti-Russia panic and tar Georgia's opposition, which has been calling for his resignation for more than a year.
03/15/2010 01:15 pm
A fake TV report in Georgia that claimed a Russian invasion was in progress and that President Mikhael Saakashvili had been killed has drawn fury from citizens and the political opposition.
03/15/2010 09:27 am
02/19/2010 03:41 pm
Russia decided to delay the delivery of S-300 air defense missiles to Iran a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow. The delay is expected to further strain relations between Moscow and Tehran.
02/17/2010 08:40 am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won assurances Monday that Russia will will 'hold off' on supplying Iran with advanced S-300 air defense missiles, but it's still unlikely Russia will back sanctions against Iran, analysts say.
02/15/2010 04:21 pm
Questions swirl around whether the track was approaching the point of being too dangerous. Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili was a skilled luger, Georgia's minister for culture and sport said Friday.
02/12/2010 09:05 pm