Russia's Medvedev Makes Nuclear Point to Demotivate Georgia’s NATO Cravings
Moscow on August 6 issued a friendly reminder to Georgia that Russia’s got nuclear bombs; just something to keep in mind while weighing the costs and benefits of joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The heads-up came in an interview with Georgia's Rustavi2, perhaps the least sympathetic TV news channel to Russia, in which Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev provided a status update for Georgian-Russian relations on the fifth anniversary of the two countries' 2008 war.
Amidst a refrain (by now, hackneyed to many Georgians) about how politics and wars can’t get between the pair's centuries-old friendship, Medvedev had one key message -- the Kremlin’s unremitting disappointment over Georgia’s NATO fetish.
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