Servicemen take part in the joint multinational military exercise

Hossein Asgarian

Russia's Reaction to Georgia’s Possible Accession to NATO

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev showed a very sharp reaction on August 16, 2018 to reports about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) planning joint military drills with Georgia. He said possible accession of Georgia to this Western military alliance would be catastrophic and lead to major tensions in that region. This came after Russia's President Vladimir Putin on July 19, 2018 criticized NATO’s strategy to develop its infrastructure close to ...