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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • National security -- Europe -- Case studies,
  • Georgia (Republic) -- Military relations -- Russia (Federation),
  • Russia (Federation) -- Military relations -- Georgia (Republic),
  • Georgia (Republic) -- Foreign relations -- Russia (Federation),
  • Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations -- Georgia (Republic),
  • South Ossetia (Georgia) -- History, Military -- 21st century,
  • Abkhazia (Georgia) -- History, Military -- 21st century,
  • Transcaucasia -- History, Military -- 21st century,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations -- 1991-,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Military policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Svante E. Cornell and S. Frederick Starr.
GenreCase studies
SeriesStudies of Central Asia and the Caucasus
ContributionsCornell, Svante E., Starr, S. Frederick.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK676.9.R8 G86 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23230262M
ISBN 109780765625076
LC Control Number2009019849

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