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Posted inCaucasus, Eastern Europe & Russia, Regions

Georgia Rejects Any Russian Intervention in Pankisi

11 July 2002 TBILISI, 11 July (Gazeta.Ru)–Chechen warlord Ruslan Gelayev and his fighters can stay in Georgia’s Pankisi gorge [a region of Georgia bordering with Chechnya] for at least another few months without any worries. Russia’s Security Council Secretary Vladimir Rushailo on 10 July tried to persuade Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze to allow Russian troops […]