Georgia On My Mind

Things are getting hot in the former SSR. Our sources have suggested we follow along here, where readers will find further links as well.


  1. JK says

    Should anyone wish to look at the “Russian News” links, use the Google translation tool. A useful note of interest though, is to use the tool for Ukrainian.

    At least as it stands at 12:45 CST (US). August 10.

    Posted August 10, 2008 at 1:49 am | Permalink
  2. JK says

    A further note. Post of August 9, Saturday, August 9, 2008: “Georgia Bulldogs, Not Paper Tigers” the first map which shows blue (Georgian Forces) apparently surrounding red (Russian Forces).

    These force locations were what existed as cold “peacekeeper” formations prior to the actual outbreak of hot hostilities. As such the forces at the time of map’s publishing were in more or less “static” positions. An alternate link, however not as resourced is:

    Posted August 10, 2008 at 2:18 am | Permalink
  3. Great minds think alike. I, too, used your witty title, but no plagiarism, honestly!

    Posted August 12, 2008 at 4:23 am | Permalink
  4. Malcolm says

    I doubt we were the only ones, David! The Internet is a depressing wake-up call for all of us who fancy that we might occasionally have an original thought.

    Posted August 12, 2008 at 10:06 am | Permalink
  5. Indeed, I have already seen two more today. No wonder my son calls me a boring old fart!

    Posted August 12, 2008 at 11:56 am | Permalink
  6. Malcolm says

    What cheek! You should cuff him for his impertinence, the insolent pup.

    Posted August 12, 2008 at 12:05 pm | Permalink